The definition of continental breakfast means a light breakfast with only baked goods and beverages such as coffee or tea.
An example of a continental breakfast is the rolls, juices and beverages served at a conference in the morning.
[alsoC- b-] a light breakfast, usually of rolls and coffee or tea, such as is typically eaten in some countries on the Continent
A light breakfast consisting usually of coffee or tea and a roll, pastry, or other baked good.
(plural continental breakfasts)
Named due to its popularity in continental Europe.