Refreshment Definition

rĭ-frĕshmənt
refreshments
noun
refreshments
A refreshing or being refreshed.
Webster's New World
Something that refreshes, as food, drink, or rest.
Webster's New World
Food or drink or both, esp. as a light meal.
Webster's New World

The action of refreshing; a means of restoring strength, energy or vigour.

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Other Word Forms of Refreshment

Noun

Singular:
refreshment
Plural:
refreshments

Origin of Refreshment

  • Recorded since 1665; either directly or via refreschement, from Old French refrescher (12th century; modern rafraîchir), itself from re- "again" + fresche "fresh" (Modern French frais; from a Germanic source, cognate with Old High German frisc, modern German frisch, Dutch fris etc.)

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