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Chiefly as postpositive. Eaten with a fork, indicating a meal of such substance and content as to require simple cutlery. Frequently in "breakfast à la fourchette": a hearty breakfast typically eaten late morning or at lunchtime.
Early 19th century. From French à la fourchette from à la + fourchette.
à la fourchette/ˌa lə ˌfʊəˈʃɛt//ˌɑː lɑː ˌfʊəˈʃɛt//ˌa la ˌfʊəˈʃɛt/
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