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lunch

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noun \ˈlənch\

Simple Definition of lunch

  • : a light meal eaten in the middle of the day

Full Definition of lunch

  1. 1 :  a usually light meal; especially :  one taken in the middle of the day

  2. 2 :  the food prepared for a lunch

out to lunch
  1. slang :  out of touch with reality

Examples of lunch

  1. I like to eat a healthy lunch every day.

  2. We took a picnic lunch to the park.

  3. They've brought their own lunches with them.

  4. I had just a sandwich for lunch.

  5. I bought her some lunch.



Origin of lunch

probably short for luncheon


First Known Use: 1812

Rhymes with lunch


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lunch

verb

Simple Definition of lunch

  • : to eat lunch

Full Definition of lunch

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to eat lunch

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to treat to lunch

lunch·er noun

Examples of lunch

  1. She often lunches in the park.



1811

First Known Use of lunch

1811



LUNCH Defined for Kids

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lunch

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noun \ˈlənch\

Definition of lunch

  1. 1 :  a light meal especially when eaten in the middle of the day <It's time for lunch.>

  2. 2 :  food prepared for lunch <You're eating my lunch!>




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lunch

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verb

Definition of lunch

lunchedlunch·ing

  1. :  to eat lunch <Let's lunch in the park.>




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