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[luhnch-tahym] /ˈlʌntʃˌtaɪm/
a period set aside for eating lunch or the period of an hour or so, beginning roughly at noon, during which lunch is commonly eaten.
Origin of lunchtime
1855-60; lunch + time Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • We're told to make healthier mealtime choices, which means that old lunchtime staples may not always be the best choices.
  • Katrina would be seen as a comparative lunchtime picnic in a light breeze.
  • There were several pushcart vendors and oyster stalls that served lunchtime crowds.
  • She was an artist and had a studio nearby, and she had gone out for her usual lunchtime walk.
  • It was getting toward lunchtime, and a half-dozen employees sat at metal desks scattered about the office's large open floor.
  • Stay away from dim sum at dinner, because that's a late morning and lunchtime food.
  • Basketball became a hobby that had to fit around family and career in evening, weekend, and occasional lunchtime pickup games.
  • As lunchtime came and went, pastries disappeared from the middle of a long oval conference table.
  • After two hours of roaming the dry lake bed, lunchtime looms, a perfect opportunity to move to the trailer.
  • Despite reporters' reputation, drinking is not my typical lunchtime activity.

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