Refreshment - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈfreʃmənt|  American pronunciation of the word refreshment
Brit.  |rɪˈfrɛʃm(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word refreshment

noun

- snacks and drinks served as a light meal
- activity that refreshes and recreates; activity that renews your health and spirits by enjoyment and relaxation(syn: recreation)

time for rest and refreshment by the pool

Examples

Light refreshments will be served at the meeting.

The workers were in need of refreshment.

We went camping for relaxation and refreshment.

She danced next with an officer, and had the refreshment of talking of Henry.

We worked all day without refreshment.

I was in need of some liquid refreshment.

time for rest and refreshment by the pool

Word forms

noun
singular: refreshment
plural: refreshments
See also:  WebsterWiktionaryLongman