sit-down

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1sit–down

adjective \ˈsit-ˈdan\

: done or used while sitting down

: served to people who are sitting down at a table

: serving sit-down meals

Full Definition of SIT-DOWN

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

First Known Use of SIT-DOWN

1834

2sit–down

noun \ˈsit-ˌdan\

: 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

Full Definition of SIT-DOWN

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
:  a mass obstruction of an activity by sitting down to demonstrate a grievance or to get the activity modified or halted
3
:  a meeting held especially to discuss and resolve problems or conflicts

First Known Use of SIT-DOWN

1936

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