Definition of luncheonette in English:


Line breaks: lunch¦eon|ette
Pronunciation: /lʌn(t)ʃəˈnɛt


North American
A small, informal restaurant serving light lunches.
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  • I woke up late and grabbed a cup of coffee in a rundown luncheonette.
  • I sipped coffee and savored the smells in the aging luncheonette.
  • ‘This little Restaurant is a favorite with the girls,’ said Leslie passing a little luncheonette that would absolutely not suit Dean or Matt.

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