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View synonyms for lunchtime

lunchtime

[ luhnch-tahym ]

noun

  1. 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.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of lunchtime1

First recorded in 1855–60; lunch + time

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Example Sentences

The best lunch boxes and lunch bags give you unlimited lunchtime possibilities.

For years Charles has complained openly about how little he saw of his parents, that he was just an item in a daily routine, half an hour after breakfast, maybe a quick peck on the cheek at lunchtime and half an hour before bed.

Peanut butter and peanut butter powder help transform a lunchtime classic into a homey but indulgent cakeThis is the first official installment of For Goodness Cake, a monthly cake column from pastry chef Joy Cho.

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I also use lunchtime to take small groups to favorite cafés, forging bonds that endure long after the course has ended.

The lunchtime cocktail or happy hour drink used to be the staple for cooling off.

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I played yesterday at lunchtime,” he says, “and after work, and then again this morning, and then today at lunchtime.

For example, you can switch to morning or lunchtime workouts or go straight to the gym instead of stopping at home first.

Townspeople who spoke to the AP said it rolled into Snizhne around lunchtime.

It was lunchtime when a tracked launcher with four SA-11 surface-to-air missiles rolled into town and parked on Karapetyan Street.

Maybe you think Botox is no big deal—a quick lunchtime jab to freshen up the face?

Well, I was going to see her sometime in the lunchtime because it was very close to my work.

We happened to be talking about the character of assassins at that lunchtime, of all things.

He telephoned in early afternoon, something after lunchtime.

At lunchtime Mrs. Miller broiled hamburgers on the charcoal grill out in the woodshed, which connected to the kitchen.

When he emerged at lunchtime he was surprised to find his man about to depart.

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