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
Recent Examples of luncheon from the Web
Now, all of this was set in place before Wednesday’s luncheon.
Tickets to the luncheon are $65 each or $650 for a table seating 10.
There’s nothing more impressive than a woman who will plan and execute her own brother's 175-person wedding luncheon to a T — and then later subtly dig at him in diary entires about the planning process published in the book.
Features a peach themed luncheon served with an assortment of iced teas and a tour of the mansion.
On Wednesday at noon at Pine Orchard Yacht and Country Club, 294 Pine Orchard Road, Branford, a summer luncheon will present talks by authors Laura Dave and Jane Green.
At the Words Alive luncheon, Rushdie will be in conversation with Seth Lerer, a UC San Diego literature professor.
Salman Rushdie, whose literary career includes one novel that won the Booker Prize and another that brought him death threats, will be the featured guest at the 14th annual Words Alive author luncheon in Carlsbad on Sept. 15.
Jan. 27 - Trip to Bessemer and Tuscaloosa for luncheon; Bentley (not on return flight) protection officer, two staffers on board.
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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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