Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary

Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of LUNCHEON

Pronunciation:  'lunchun

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a midday meal

LUNCHEON is a 8 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: dejeuner, lunch, tiffin
 See Also: busines lunch, meal, repast



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Lunch"eon\, n. [Prov. E. luncheon, lunchion, lunshin,
    a large lump of food, fr. lunch. See {Lunch}.]
    1. A lump of food. [Prov. Eng.]
    2. A portion of food taken at any time except at a regular
       meal; an informal or light repast, as between breakfast
       and dinner.
  2. \Lunch"eon\, v. i.
    To take luncheon. --Beaconsfield.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: alfresco meal, barbecue, breakfast, brunch, buffet supper, clambake, coffee break, cookout, diner, dinner, elevenses, fish fry, high tea, hot luncheon, lunch, mash, meat breakfast, petit dejeuner, picnic, supper, tea, tea break, teatime, tiffin, TV dinner, wiener roast, wienie roast