Meaning of “French toast” in the English Dictionary

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"French toast" in British English

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French toastnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌfrentʃ ˈtəʊst/ us /ˌfrentʃ ˈtoʊst/

Examples from literature

  • Be sure, if you have French toast, hot cakes or waffles served, that they come from the kitchen hot. A perforated silver cover should cover the plate containing them to prevent their cooling. 
  • Do not forget syrup when waffles, hot cakes or French toast are served. 
  • Serve hot on slices of French toast. 

(Definition of “French toast” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"French toast" in American English

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French toastnoun [ U ]

us /ˈfrentʃ ˈtoʊst/

bread that has been put in a mixture of egg and milk and then fried, and which is usually eaten at breakfast

(Definition of “French toast” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)