lunchtime


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lunch·time

 (lŭnch′tīm′)
n.
The time during which lunch is usually eaten.
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lunchtime

(ˈlʌntʃˌtaɪm)
n
the time when lunch is usually eaten(as modifier)
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lunch•time

(ˈlʌntʃˌtaɪm)

n.
a period set aside for eating lunch or the period of an hour or so, beginning roughly at noon, during which lunch is commonly eaten.
[1855–60]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lunchtime - the customary or habitual hour for eating lunchlunchtime - the customary or habitual hour for eating lunch; "he observed a regular lunchtime"
mealtime - the hour at which a meal is habitually or customarily eaten
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lunchtime

noun dinnertime, noon, midday Could we meet at lunchtime?
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Translations
وَقْتُ الْغَدَاءِوَقْت الغَداء
čas obědapoledne
frokosttid
lounasaika
vrijeme za ručak
ebédidõ
hádegisverîartími
ランチタイム
점심시간
čas obeda
lunchdags
เวลาอาหารกลางวัน
öğle yemeği vaktiyemek zamanı
giờ ăn trưa

lunchtime

[ˈlʌntʃtaɪm] Nhora f del almuerzo or (Mex) del lonche, hora f de comer or de la comida
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lunchtime

[ˈlʌntʃtaɪm]
nheure f du déjeuner
at lunchtime → à l'heure du déjeuner
around lunchtime → vers l'heure du déjeuner
modif [meeting] → à l'heure du déjeuner
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

lunchtime

[ˈlʌntʃˌtaɪm] nora di pranzo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

lunch

(lantʃ) also luncheon (ˈlantʃən) noun
a meal eaten in the middle of the day.
verb
to eat this meal. We lunched on the train.
ˈlunchtime noun
the time between 12.00 p.m. and 2.00 p.m., when people eat lunch.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

lunchtime

وَقْتُ الْغَدَاءِ poledne frokosttid Mittagszeit ώρα γεύματος hora de comer lounasaika heure du déjeuner vrijeme za ručak ora di pranzo ランチタイム 점심시간 lunchtijd lunsjtid pora obiadowa horário de almoço обеденное время lunchdags เวลาอาหารกลางวัน yemek zamanı giờ ăn trưa 午餐时间
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References in classic literature ?
She is up at five every morning to milk, and keeps at it steadily until lunchtime. It's a jolly good life taking it all round--if it weren't for that fellow Alfred Inglethorp!" He checked the car suddenly, and glanced at his watch.
Helen was here, and Helen was there all day long; sometimes she said that it was lunchtime, and sometimes that it was teatime; but by the next day all landmarks were obliterated, and the outer world was so far away that the different sounds, such as the sounds of people moving overhead, could only be ascribed to their cause by a great effort of memory.
"I'm still not entirely happy about it being on a Sunday lunchtime and there didn't seem to be a lot of consultation about it," said Young, "but a lot of my staff have said they want us to be in it and have even offered to forgo their days off that week if necessary.
Healthier school dinners could lead to more pupils leaving school premises at lunchtime to buy junk food at take-away outlets.
Among the many joyous occasions Symphony Hall has witnessed, it would be hard to surpass yesterday lunchtime, when well over 1,000 people gathered in the auditorium to hear Thomas Trotter's 500th lunchtime recital in his 20 years as Birmingham city organist.
The lunchtime menu includes choices of salads, pizzas, pastas, chicken dishes and a range of contemporary sandwiches including meatballs and sweet chilli chicken.
A BIG thank you to all the Liverpool business men and women who helped us raise enough money to send three survival ShelterBoxes to Japan at last week's lunchtime event.
STUDENTS are invited to take a break from their studies and call in for an informal lunchtime chat with a police officer.
As deputy headteacher, I am currently in charge of lunchtimes and am supported in school by a brilliant team of lunchtime duty staff.
Tomorrow: Sunday: Open the box and bingo (lunchtime), Bingo, (Evening) bingo played regularly throughout the week.
RSPB run lunchtime walks in the city and Charlotte Eva from the charity said: "I hope our weekly walks will make more people in Birmingham aware that walking to work or striding out with colleagues at lunchtime can make a real positive difference." See www.rspb.org.uk/westmidlands for details..
Both in England and here in Wales it is up to individual schools to decide whether they will allow children out at lunchtime.