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A meal at midday, especially in South Asia.
[Short for tiffing, gerund of tiff, to sip.]
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(Cookery) (in India) a light meal, esp one taken at midday
[C18: probably from obsolete tiffing, from tiff to sip]
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(in British India) a light lunch.
[1775–85; variant of *tiffing=tiff (obsolete) to sip, drink + -ing1]
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|Noun||1.||tiffin - a midday meal |
business lunch - lunch (usually at a restaurant) where business is discussed and the cost is charged as a business expense
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