Mexican breakfast

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Mexican breakfast

slang A breakfast substitute consisting of a cigarette and a cup of coffee or a glass of water. Potentially offensive, as it implies that someone from Mexico would be unable to afford anything more. I don't really have an appetite in the morning, so I just have a Mexican breakfast and head straight to work. I overslept, so I only had time for a Mexican breakfast before running out the door to catch my train.
See also: breakfast, Mexican

Mexican breakfast

n. a cigarette and a cup of coffee or a glass of water. After a Mexican breakfast, I went to Marlowe’s hotel hoping to catch him before he went out.
See also: breakfast, Mexican
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New Mexican breakfasts are served beginning at 7, when government workers file in to get a jump on their day, meeting with colleagues or reading the paper as they dig into plates of enchiladas topped with a fried egg.