luncheon meat


: cooked meat (such as sliced meat or canned meat) that is usually eaten cold
bought luncheon meat for sandwiches

Examples of luncheon meat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ruscha’s painting juxtaposes that epic event with a giant yellow and blue product logo for the spiced ham luncheon meat, looming above. Christopher Knight, Los Angeles Times, 7 Apr. 2024 Spam, published by Okinawa Hormel, boasts 100 different recipes featuring the luncheon meat, including Spam taco rice and Spam piccata. Alex Chun, Smithsonian Magazine, 9 June 2023 Around 75 percent of U.S. military facilities in Japan are located in Okinawa, where luncheon meat has become more entangled with local cuisine than on the mainland, according to Koikari. Alex Chun, Smithsonian Magazine, 9 June 2023

These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'luncheon meat.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.

Dictionary Entries Near luncheon meat

Cite this Entry

“Luncheon meat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

More from Merriam-Webster on luncheon meat

Last Updated: - Updated example sentences
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!