power lunch

[ pou-er luhnch ]

noun
  1. a business meeting held while eating lunch, especially one attended by powerful people: The restaurant was the scene of countless power lunches and celebrity date nights.

  2. a lunch intended to keep one energized and full for a busy afternoon: Our latest recipe card features five easy power lunches that supply fuel for the whole afternoon.

verb (used without object)
  1. to attend a business meeting held while eating lunch, especially one attended by powerful people: Who wants to be a producer who power lunches and talks on the phone all day?

Origin of power lunch

1
First recorded in 1975–80

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British Dictionary definitions for power lunch

power lunch

noun
  1. a high-powered business meeting conducted over lunch

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