eat/have someone or something for lunch

Definition of eat/have someone or something for lunch

US, informal

  1. :  to outdo or defeat someone or something very badly The big hardware chain was eating/having the local store for lunch.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to take in through the mouth as food :  ingest, chew, and swallow in turn

    :  to destroy, consume, or waste by or as if by eating

    :  to bear the expense of :  take a loss on

  1. :  something to eat :  food

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

somethingplay
  1. :  some indeterminate or unspecified thing

    :  a person or thing of consequence

    :  one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different

  1. :  in some degree :  somewhat

    : used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective

lunchplay
  1. :  a usually light meal

    :  one taken in the middle of the day

    :  the food prepared for a lunch

  1. :  to eat lunch

    :  to treat to lunch


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