Definition of ploughman's lunch in English:

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ploughman's lunch

Pronunciation: /ˈploumənz ˌlən(t)SH/


A meal of bread and cheese, typically with pickled vegetables and salad.
Example sentences
  • The straightforward menu offers sandwiches, as well as ploughman's lunches and, typically, whitebait with tartare sauce and hearty steak and kidney pies.
  • This was followed by an appetizer of velvety foie gras, served in the manner of a traditional ploughman's lunch, with slivers of Beaufort cheese and bread.
  • Autumn is ideal for crisp British apples to accompany a ploughman's lunch of local farmhouse cheese.
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