noun Date: 1830 1. luncheonette 2. a room (as in a school) where lunches supplied on the premises or brought from home may be eaten

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  • lunchroom — n. a dining room (in a school, business, or other non domestic facility) where lunch can be purchased. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lunchroom — ☆ lunchroom [lunch′ro͞om΄ ] n. 1. a restaurant where light, quick meals, as lunches, are served 2. a room in an office, school, etc. where lunches, usually brought in, may be eaten …   English World dictionary

  • lunchroom — noun a) A room reserved for eating food, especially at a business (lunch may or may not be served there). We made a point to eat in the lunchroom not at our desks. b) A diner or restaurant that specializes in serving lunch. I dont know how they… …   Wiktionary

  • lunchroom — [[t]lʌ̱ntʃruːm[/t]] lunchrooms also lunch room N COUNT A lunchroom is the room in a school or company where you buy and eat your lunch. [AM] …   English dictionary

  • lunchroom — /lunch roohm , room /, n. 1. a room, as in a school, where light meals or snacks can be bought or where food brought from home may be eaten. 2. a luncheonette. [1815 25; LUNCH + ROOM] * * * …   Universalium

  • lunchroom — Synonyms and related words: automat, beanery, bistro, buffet, buvette, cafe, cafeteria, canteen, cantina, chophouse, chuck wagon, coffee, coffee shop, coffeehouse, coffeeroom, cookhouse, cookshack, cookshop, diner, dining hall, dining room, dog… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lunchroom — lunch|room [ˈlʌntʃru:m, rum] n AmE a large room in a school or office where people can eat …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lunchroom — lunch|room [ lʌntʃ,rum, lʌntʃ,rum ] noun count AMERICAN a room in a school or office where people eat lunch …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • lunchroom — n. cafeteria, room where lunches are served and eaten …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lunchroom — noun (C) AmE a large room in a school or office where people can eat compare cafeteria lunchtime / lVntStaIm/ noun (C, U) the time in the middle of the day when people usually eat their lunch: a lunchtime drink …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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