Definition of luncheon
: lunch; especially : a formal usually midday meal as part of a meeting or for entertaining a guest a company luncheon a fund-raising luncheon
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State Sen. Konni Burton, R-Colleyville, and State Rep. Chris Turner, D-Grand Prairie answer questions at the Fort Worth Chamber's Leaders in Government luncheon at Cendera Center December 2016.
Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan speaks at a luncheon at Hilton Charlotte Center City in February.
Each year, the club's foundation honors volunteer of the year nominees with a luncheon and a plaque in recognition of their service to our community in many capacities.
Colorful feathers, silk flowers and even Chicago Cubs mementos adorned the hats of some of the 360 attendees who turned out for the Service Club of Chicago's annual spring luncheon.
His contributions have included providing afternoon luncheons at his Martin's West banquet hall near Woodlawn for students' achievements, or offering jobs to parents in need.
Saturday will include a winemaker luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for $76 per person, and Sunday will offer a champagne and seafood buffet brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for $75 per person.
The event will include continental breakfast, the recognition luncheon, a social hour and opportunities to interact with Idaho’s leading CEOs, meet other young professionals and learn from the best of the best!
At a recent Congressional Club luncheon in Washington, guest of honor Hillary Rodham Clinton was serenaded by country crooner Lorrie Morgan.
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Origin and Etymology of luncheon
perhaps alteration of nuncheon light snack, alteration of Middle English nonshench midday refreshment, from non noon + schench drink
First Known Use: circa 1652See Words from the same year
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Definition of luncheon for English Language Learners
: a usually formal lunch that occurs as part of a meeting or for entertaining a guest
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