adverb & adjectivehumorous
While working at one’s desk in an office (with reference to the consumption of food or meals): [as adverb]: limp sandwiches eaten al desko [as adjective]: an al-desko lunch
More example sentences
- Lunches usually consist of cold sandwiches consumed al desko.
- Dining "al desko" most often involves grabbing a freshly made sandwich and some carrot and celery sticks for less than $4.
- Lunchtimes are not that busy for restaurants now that most workers prefer instead to eat "al-desko".
1980s: on the pattern of al fresco.
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