luncheon

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

lun·cheon

noun \ˈlən-chən\

: a usually formal lunch that occurs as part of a meeting or for entertaining a guest

Full Definition of LUNCHEON

:  lunch; especially :  a formal usually midday meal as part of a meeting or for entertaining a guest

Origin of LUNCHEON

perhaps alteration of nuncheon light snack, alteration of Middle English nonshench midday refreshment, from non noon + schench drink
First Known Use: circa 1652

Rhymes with LUNCHEON

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