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Definition of "refreshment" []

  • The act of refreshing or the state of being refreshed. (noun)
  • Something, such as food or drink, that refreshes. (noun)
  • A snack or light meal and drinks. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "refreshment" in a sentence
  • "There was every kind of hot and cold liquors; everything which can be the most widely and the most splendidly comprehended under the term refreshment:"
  • "What do you think of when you hear the word refreshment?"
  • "Three, all under two years old, alternately made staggering rushes to the edge of the unguarded trap-door – and were rescued just in time to prevent their committing suicide in the depths – and rushes to obtain refreshment from the breasts of their mothers, which were conveniently exposed."