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sit–down

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adjective \ˈsit-ˈdau̇n\

Simple Definition of sit–down

  • : done or used while sitting down

  • : served to people who are sitting down at a table

  • : serving sit-down meals

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sit–down

  1. :  served to seated diners <a sit–down dinner>; also :  of, relating to, or serving sit-down meals <a sit–down restaurant>

1834

First Known Use of sit–down

1834

Rhymes with sit–down

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sit–down

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noun \ˈsit-ˌdau̇n\

Simple Definition of sit–down

  • : a strike or protest in which a group of people sit down to block a road, entrance, etc., and refuse to leave until they are given what they demand

  • : a meeting held to talk about a problem or disagreement

  • : a short rest while sitting down

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sit–down

  1. 1 :  a cessation of work by employees while maintaining continuous occupation of their place of employment as a protest and means toward forcing compliance with demands

  2. 2 :  a mass obstruction of an activity by sitting down to demonstrate a grievance or to get the activity modified or halted

  3. 3 :  a meeting held especially to discuss and resolve problems or conflicts

1936

First Known Use of sit–down

1936


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