The definition of lunch is a meal eaten at midday.(noun)
An example of lunch is a sandwich at noon after meeting a friend.
To lunch is defined as to eat a midday meal.(verb)
An example of lunch is to go out to get a nice meal with friends at 1pm.
See lunch in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: earlier, a piece, thick piece < ?: first appears as rendering of Sp lonja, slice of ham, which it formerly paralleled in pronun.
See lunch in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Short for luncheon.
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