lunchroom

noun
lunch·room | \ˈlənch-ˌrüm, -ˌru̇m\

Definition of lunchroom 

2 : a room (as in a school) where lunches supplied on the premises or brought from home may be eaten

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The girls sold them in school lunchrooms on April 23, the day after Earth Day, nearly selling them all out by the end of the week. Deborah Kadin, chicagotribune.com, "'They were the rock stars': River Forest teens honored for boosting students' waste disposal practices," 10 July 2018 Posters will be displayed around the lunchrooms during this school year. Deborah Kadin, chicagotribune.com, "'They were the rock stars': River Forest teens honored for boosting students' waste disposal practices," 10 July 2018 The Australian chef and founder of the lab sits at the edge of the communal lunchroom surrounded by his team, a mix of PhD food scientists and some of the country’s top chefs. Janelle Nanos, BostonGlobe.com, "Can Adam Melonas cook up a food revolution from his secretive Fenway lab?," 27 June 2018 The menu reminded me of my high school lunchroom — cold cereal and scrambled eggs; burgers for lunch — a sensation amplified once seats filled up and people circled holding orange plastic trays, searching for a welcoming table. Anchorage Daily News, "A DIY trip through Alaska’s Inside Passage," 26 May 2018 The lunchroom bullying was so bad that Joanna started packing her lunch and eating in a separate room with a smaller group of kids. Taysha Murtaugh, Country Living, "How Joanna Gaines's Heritage Shaped the Person She Is Today," 21 May 2018 Or after the new lunchroom was built, because some still refused to go in. Paige Cornwell, The Seattle Times, "They survived a school shooting as freshmen. Four years later, a diploma doesn’t erase the pain.," 10 June 2018 The newspaper examined more than 100 cases and identified about 70 school employees involved, including teachers, coaches, security workers, administrators, custodians, school bus drivers, counselors and lunchroom workers. CBS News, "Chicago schools failed to protect students sexually abused by employees, report says," 2 June 2018 The menu reminded me of my high school lunchroom — cold cereal and scrambled eggs; burgers for lunch — a sensation amplified once seats filled up and people circled holding orange plastic trays, searching for a welcoming table. Anchorage Daily News, "A DIY trip through Alaska’s Inside Passage," 26 May 2018

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First Known Use of lunchroom

1830, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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lunchroom

noun

English Language Learners Definition of lunchroom

: a large room in a school or business where people eat lunch

lunchroom

noun
lunch·room | \ˈlənch-ˌrüm, -ˌru̇m\

Kids Definition of lunchroom

: a room (as in a school) where lunch may be eaten

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