lunch hour


: the time when the people in a school or company eat lunch
He often worked through his lunch hour.

Examples of lunch hour in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For some modern pop artists, and a few veterans, nothing beats an album that can be digested during lunch hour. David Browne, Rolling Stone, 8 May 2024 The marine layer should substantially thin out from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. then fade further through the lunch hour. Gary Robbins, San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 Apr. 2024 This series will offer live performances during your lunch hour on various dates throughout spring. Jody MacE, Charlotte Observer, 27 Mar. 2024 For the lunch hour, Pancake Circus offers an assortment of sandwiches such as a California club, Philly cheese steak or French dip. Jacqueline Pinedo, Sacramento Bee, 29 Feb. 2024 The shooting took place during the school’s lunch hour, when many students were out of the building enjoying warm weather, said Scott Pribble, spokesman for Denver Public Schools. Shelly Bradbury, The Denver Post, 15 Feb. 2024 Kelsey Woodin, a 34-year-old mother of two young boys in Santa Maria, California, works a full-time day job at a supplement company while running her own wedding coordination and event-planning business on nights, weekends, and during her lunch hour – frequently from her car. Zenger News, Forbes, 28 Feb. 2024 By the time the snow is expected to end around the lunch hour, snowfall totals could be 1 to 3 inches. Kathryn Prociv, NBC News, 13 Feb. 2024 With the Italian lunch hour whirling around us, we are cradled in a confessional safe haven. Kristina Kasparian, Longreads, 6 Feb. 2024

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“Lunch hour.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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