lunch counter


a counter, as in a store or restaurant, where light meals and snacks are served or are sold to be taken out.
a luncheonette.

Nearby words

  1. lunatic asylum,
  2. lunatic fringe,
  3. lunatical,
  4. lunation,
  5. lunch,
  6. lunch hour,
  7. lunch meat,
  8. lunchbox,
  9. lunchbucket,
  10. luncheon

Origin of lunch counter

First recorded in 1865–70 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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