Try Our Apps


Avoid these words. Seriously.

there's no free lunch

Slang definitions & phrases for there's no free lunch

there's no free lunch


The world is a hard place and one must work for what one gets (and even then one may not get it): Rep David Obey believes there is no such thing as a free lunch

[1980s+; fr the memory of old-time saloons, where one could eat from a copious free lunch on the bar, even with a minimal liquor purchase]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for there's no free lunch

Word Value for there

Scrabble Words With Friends