Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

mealtime

play
noun meal·time \ˈmēl-ˌtīm\

Simple Definition of mealtime

  • : the usual time when a meal is eaten

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of mealtime

  1. :  the usual time for serving a meal

Examples of mealtime in a sentence

  1. Take one pill at mealtime.

  2. The two children have different mealtimes.



12th Century

First Known Use of mealtime

12th century


Learn More about mealtime


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up mealtime? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

different from the usual or normal

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alphabet-pasta-spelling-help

Which is the correct spelling?

accommodate acommodate acommadate accomodate
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ