Meaning of lunch

lunch

Pronunciation: (lunch), [key]
— n.
  1. a light midday meal between breakfast and dinner; luncheon.
  2. any light meal or snack.
  3. a restaurant or lunchroom: Let's eat at the dairy lunch.
  4. not paying attention or tending to business; negligent: You must have been out to lunch when you wrote that weird report.
—v.i.
  1. to eat lunch: We lunched quite late today.
—v.t.
  1. to provide lunch for: They lunched us in regal fashion.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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