Translation of desayunar in English:

desayunar

transitive verb

  • 1

    to have … for breakfast
    solo desayuna café con tostadas she only has coffee and toast for breakfast

intransitive verb

  • 1

    to have breakfast
    desayuna a las seis he has breakfast at six
    • se vino sin desayunar she didn't have (any) breakfast before she came

pronominal verb

  • 1Latin America

    (tomar el desayuno)
    to have breakfast
    se desayunó muy bien he had / ate a good breakfast
    • desayunarse con algo to have sth for breakfast
    • se desayuna con café y tostadas he has coffee and toast for breakfast
  • 2

    • 2.1Latin America informal (enterarse)

      to find out
      ¿no lo sabías? — no, recién me desayuno didn't you know? — no, it's the first I've heard of it / I've only just found out
      • desayunarse de algo to hear about sth
      • ¿ahora te desayunas de su renuncia? you hadn't heard about his resignation till now?

    • 2.2Chile informal (sorprenderse)

      to be amazed informal
      me desayuno con lo que me cuentas I'm amazed at / by what you're telling me