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liquid lunch

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Definition of liquid lunch in English:

noun

chiefly humorous
A drinking session at lunchtime taking the place of a meal: they all reeled back from a liquid lunch
More example sentences
  • If you think summer is the season to be tipsy - a time for liquid lunches and early evening pub-crawls - think again.
  • Even more worrying is that a third of respondents claimed to enjoy a liquid lunch three times a week with 76 per cent feeling slightly drunk when returning to work.
  • On the other hand, for all those who have to report for work and suffer from far too many liquid lunches, limp watercress sandwiches, and lightweight daydreams, consider celebrating ‘Men from Mars Day’.

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