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Meaning of LUNCHEON

Pronunciation:  'lunchun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a midday meal
 

LUNCHEON is a 8 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: dejeuner, lunch, tiffin
 
 See Also: busines lunch, meal, repast

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Lunch"eon\, n. [Prov. E. luncheon, lunchion, lunshin,
    a large lump of food, fr. lunch. See {Lunch}.]
    1. A lump of food. [Prov. Eng.]
    
    2. A portion of food taken at any time except at a regular
       meal; an informal or light repast, as between breakfast
       and dinner.
    
    
  2. \Lunch"eon\, v. i.
    To take luncheon. --Beaconsfield.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: alfresco meal, barbecue, breakfast, brunch, buffet supper, clambake, coffee break, cookout, diner, dinner, elevenses, fish fry, high tea, hot luncheon, lunch, mash, meat breakfast, petit dejeuner, picnic, supper, tea, tea break, teatime, tiffin, TV dinner, wiener roast, wienie roast
 

 

 

 

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