lunch hour

lunch hour or lunchˈtime noun
1. The time of, or time allotted to, lunch
2. An interval allowed for lunch
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Main Entry:lunch

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lunch hour UK US noun [countable] [singular lunch hour plural lunch hours]
a lunch break that continues for about an hour
Thesaurus: time off from workhyponym

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noun, pl ⋯ hours [count]
: the time when people stop working or studying to have lunch

She likes to go for a walk during her lunch hour.

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ˈlunch hour [lunch hour lunch hours] noun
the time around the middle of the day when you stop work or school to eat lunch

I usually go to the gym during my lunch hour.


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • lunch hour — lunch ,hour noun count a lunch break that continues for about an hour …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • lunch hour — lunch hours N COUNT: usu poss N Your lunch hour is the period in the middle of the day when you stop working, usually for one hour, in order to have a meal …   English dictionary

  • lunch hour — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms lunch hour : singular lunch hour plural lunch hours a lunch break that continues for about an hour …   English dictionary

  • lunch hour — /ˈlʌntʃ aʊə/ (say lunch owuh) noun lunchtime, not necessarily an hour long: lunch hour is from 12.30 to 1.10. Also, lunchbreak …   Australian English dictionary

  • lunch hour — The time taken off from employment or occupation for eating lunch; a variable time but normally one hour …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • lunch hour — noun a break from work when lunch is eaten …   English new terms dictionary

  • lunch hour — ➡ meals * * * …   Universalium

  • lunch hour — noun (C) the period of time in the middle of the day when people stop working in order to eat …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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