Definition of lunch hour in English:

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lunch hour


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A period in the middle of the day, when people stop work to have lunch: today she had brought sandwiches, as she wanted to spend her lunch hour writing personal letters
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  • Within the space of a lunch hour this afternoon I'd already come across three without even trying.
  • I spent my lunch hour eating tuna salad out of a plastic container in the kitchen instead of eating a yummy curry in the best curry house in London.
  • I'm not there yet, though, so am off to spend my lunch hour on my favourite patch of grass on Primrose Hill.
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