lunchtime
noun Date: 1859 the time at which lunch is usually eaten ; noon

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lunchtime — n. the time for eating lunch; as, he observed a regular lunchtime. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lunchtime — [lunch′tīm΄] n. the midday period during which lunch is usually taken …   English World dictionary

  • lunchtime */ — UK [ˈlʌntʃˌtaɪm] / US noun [uncountable] a) the time in the middle of the day when people usually eat lunch Let s stop – it s nearly lunchtime. at lunchtime: I m going swimming at lunchtime. b) [only before noun] happening at lunchtime the… …   English dictionary

  • lunchtime — lunch|time [ lʌntʃ,taım ] noun uncount * the time in the middle of the day when people usually eat lunch: Let s stop it s nearly lunchtime. at lunchtime: I m going swimming at lunchtime. a. only before noun happening at lunchtime: the lunchtime… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • lunchtime — lunch|time S3 [ˈlʌntʃtaım] n [U and C] the time in the middle of the day when people usually eat their ↑lunch at lunchtime ▪ Some people prefer to eat their main meal at lunchtime. ▪ a lunchtime drink …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lunchtime — [[t]lʌ̱ntʃtaɪm[/t]] lunchtimes also lunch time N VAR Lunchtime is the period of the day when people have their lunch. Could we meet at lunchtime? ...a lunchtime meeting …   English dictionary

  • lunchtime — [ˈlʌntʃˌtaɪm] noun [U] the time in the middle of the day when people usually eat lunch I m going swimming at lunchtime.[/ex] the lunchtime news[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • lunchtime — noun a) The time or hour at which lunch is normally eaten. Its almost lunchtime, so I think Ill finish up later this afternoon. b) the period of 30 minutes to an hour at midday between lessons when schoolchildren are allowed to go outside and… …   Wiktionary

  • lunchtime — noun Lunchtime is used before these nouns: ↑concert, ↑drink, ↑meeting, ↑news, ↑recital, ↑show, ↑snack, ↑stroll, ↑supervisor …   Collocations dictionary

  • lunchtime — noun the customary or habitual hour for eating lunch he observed a regular lunchtime • Syn: ↑lunch period • Hypernyms: ↑mealtime …   Useful english dictionary

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