part of speech: noun

definition: a meal eaten in the middle of the day, or any light meal during the day.

  • Many people each lunch around noon.

part of speech: verb

inflections: lunches, lunching, lunched

definition: to eat lunch.

  • We lunched on the boat.

Word Builder: lunch +

lunchbox: a box with a handle in which you carry your lunch.
lunch break: a break during which you eat lunch.
lunchroom: a room in a workplace or school where people eat lunch.
lunchtime: the time during which you eat lunch.