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In high school, during lunchtime I would go in the room where the wrestling mats were and try different flips and different moves. Like windmills. I just started mixing martial arts with jazz and contemporary stuff and it would get mashed together and became my style.
Caity Lotz

Meaning of "lunchtime" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LUNCHTIME

lunchtime  [ˈlʌntʃtaɪm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LUNCHTIME

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Lunchtime is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LUNCHTIME MEAN IN ENGLISH?

lunchtime

Lunch

Lunch, an abbreviation of luncheon, is a midday meal of varying size depending on the culture. The origin of the words lunch and luncheon relate to a small meal originally eaten at any time of the day or night, but during the 20th century gradually focused toward a small or mid-sized meal eaten at midday. Lunch is the second meal of the day after breakfast.

Definition of lunchtime in the English dictionary

The definition of lunchtime in the dictionary is the time at which lunch is usually eaten.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LUNCHTIME


anytime
ˌɛnɪˈtaɪm
bedtime
ˈbɛdˌtaɪm
big-time
ˈbɪɡˌtaɪm
daytime
ˈdeɪˌtaɪm
downtime
ˈdaʊnˌtaɪm
lifetime
ˈlaɪfˌtaɪm
longtime
ˈlɒŋˌtaɪm
maritime
ˈmærɪˌtaɪm
meantime
ˈmiːnˌtaɪm
overtime
ˈəʊvəˌtaɪm
playtime
ˈpleɪˌtaɪm
prime-time
praɪm taɪm
showtime
ˈʃəʊtaɪm
sometime
ˈsʌmˌtaɪm
spare-time
ˈspɛəˌtaɪm
springtime
ˈsprɪŋˌtaɪm
summertime
ˈsʌməˌtaɪm
thyme
taɪm
time
taɪm
uptime
ˈʌpˌtaɪm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LUNCHTIME

lunch
lunch box
lunch break
lunch hour
lunchbox
luncheon
luncheon basket
luncheon club
luncheon meat
luncheon voucher
luncheonette
luncher
lunchmeat
lunchpail
lunchroom
Lund
Lundy
Lundy´s Lane
lune
lunet

WORDS THAT END LIKE LUNCHTIME

all the time
all-time
at one time
at the same time
big time
from time to time
full time
full-time
good-time
in good time
in the nick of time
in time
local time
on time
one-time
part-time
real time
real-time
short time
the big time

Synonyms and antonyms of lunchtime in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «LUNCHTIME»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «lunchtime» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of lunchtime

Translation of «lunchtime» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LUNCHTIME

Find out the translation of lunchtime to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of lunchtime from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «lunchtime» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

午餐时间
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hora de comer
570 millions of speakers

English

lunchtime
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

खाने
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

وَقْتُ الْغَدَاءِ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

обеденное время
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

horário de almoço
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

লাঞ্চের সময়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

heure du déjeuner
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

waktu makan tengahari
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Mittagszeit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ランチタイム
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

점심시간
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lunchtime
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giờ ăn trưa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மதிய உணவு நேரம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जेवणाची वेळ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

öğle yemeği vakti
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ora di pranzo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pora obiadowa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

час обіду
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

prânz
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ώρα γεύματος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

middagete
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

lunchdags
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

lunsjtid
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of lunchtime

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LUNCHTIME»

The term «lunchtime» is quite widely used and occupies the 25.872 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LUNCHTIME» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «lunchtime» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «lunchtime» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about lunchtime

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10 QUOTES WITH «LUNCHTIME»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word lunchtime.
1
Ha-Joon Chang
I don't drink at lunchtime because I'm very weak at alcohol like most Asians.
2
Patricia Cornwell
Even when I am writing I usually take a break around lunchtime and go for a little walk to clear out my head.
3
Charles Dance
I've never been one for late nights, which is why I have always preferred making films to theatre. A play takes over your life: you start to feel sick at lunchtime, and by mid-afternoon, you're wishing for a bomb scare so the whole thing will be called off. Of course, if the evening goes well and you get the applause, then it's wonderful.
4
Paula Deen
The first thing I did was give up sweet tea because I drank so much. I'd start drinking at lunchtime and wouldn't set it down until I went to bed. When you calculate how much empty calories and how much sugar I was consuming, it was staggering. So I haven't had a glass of sweet tea in three years.
5
Michael Fassbender
Nobody wants to hear Metallica at lunchtime.
6
Rex Harrison
Robert Morley is a legend in his own lunchtime.
7
Nicholas Haslam
I go to Topman at lunchtime and stare at these beautiful, beautiful people who work there and who are so well-dressed. And I think: 'Oh! I want to look like that! They're amazing, how well-dressed they are!'
8
Tom Holt
New technology is useful, but it's inefficient and ugly; it knows it'll be obsolete by lunchtime tomorrow, so it has no incentive to be anything else.
9
David Liss
I do, in fact, have a book club. I meet with a couple of guys once a month of a lunchtime discussion of some interesting text, usually, but not always, philosophical.
10
Caity Lotz
In high school, during lunchtime I would go in the room where the wrestling mats were and try different flips and different moves. Like windmills. I just started mixing martial arts with jazz and contemporary stuff and it would get mashed together and became my style.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LUNCHTIME»

Discover the use of lunchtime in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to lunchtime and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Lunchtime
At lunchtime, Mum said, "Eat up." I said, "No thanks, I'm a bit too busy." It's lunchtime for one little girl, but she's just not hungry. A visiting crocodile, bear and wolf, however, are starving.
Rebecca Cobb, 2013
2
Magic Tree House #11: Lions at Lunchtime
Jack hopes any lions will just stay away. Jack is about to be very disappointed . . . Visit the Magic Tree House website! MagicTreeHouse.com From the Trade Paperback edition.
Mary Pope Osborne, 2010
3
Go Girl! #4: Lunchtime Rules
When her friends kick her off of their lunchtime soccer team for being too small and slow, "Ant" (short for Samantha) is sure that lunchtime will never be fun again, but an idea planted by the school librarian might help her out.
Vicki Steggall, 2007
4
Lions at Lunchtime
The magic tree house takes Jack and Annie to Africa where they meet up with wonderful wild animals, a very hungry warrior, and where they even solve a riddle.
Mary Pope Osborne, 2009
5
Lunchtime for a Purple Snake
When Jessica visits her artist grandpa they make a painting together.
Harriet Ziefert, 2003
6
Lunchtime Rules
Ant (short for Samantha) loves playing soccer with her friends at lunchtime.
Vicki Steggall, 2008
7
The Handbook of Lunchtime Supervision
Everything you need to know about supervising primary pupils during the lunchtime break is covered in this handbook.
Shirley Rose, 2009
8
George Saves the World by Lunchtime
With help from Grandpa, George learns how to reduce, re-use, repair, and recycle his garbage to become environmentally conscious and help save the world.
Joanna Readman, 2006
9
Lunchtime Life Change: The Story of Zacchaeus
Sockariah and the sock crew tell Colemen how Zacchaeus changed when Jesus was nice to him. With this story in mind, Coleman makes some changes of his own.
‎2003
10
Lunchtime Enlightenment: Meditations to Transform Your Life ...
An adaptation of ancient traditions--both eastern and western--into a modern, fun, immediate and accessible approach to meditation introduces a wide range of meditative techniques, from "grounding" techniques that center the individual to ...
Pragito Dove, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LUNCHTIME»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term lunchtime is used in the context of the following news items.
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Fans gather at lunchtime to watch Jordan Spieth's near miss at the …
Fans at Champps Kitchen + Bar in Irving react as Jordan Spieth bogeys the 17th hole Monday, July 20, 2015 in the British Open. «Dallas Morning News, Jul 15»
2
Stephen Colbert launches new lunchtime video series - The AV Club
Stephen Colbert has always seemed like a nice guy, even when playing an overt jackass like the Stephen Colbert who hosted The Colbert ... «A.V. Club DC, Jul 15»
3
Lunchtime catch up: Five stories you need to know about this …
Take a break this lunchtime for a quick round-up. Share; Share ... Getty Images. Here's everything you need to know this Monday lunchtime. 1. «Irish Mirror, Jul 15»
4
Monday's Lunchtime Weather Update | Instant Weather - Home
... 12:15:00 PM EDT. Small Text; Medium Text; Large Text. Print. Tweet. Showers, storms, and sandwiches for your Monday lunchtime forecast. «WJXT Jacksonville, Jul 15»
5
Ramen Tatsu-Ya's Pop-Up Dinner; Lunchtime Pappy Van Winkle …
POP-UP WIRE — On the heels of Ramen Tatsu-Ya's one-night takeover of Congress, the ramen shop is holding its first pop-up dinner tonight, ... «Eater, Jul 15»
6
Lunchtime life: 5 things we spotted in Northamptonshire villages …
Did you pop out for a wander this lunchtime? Did you spot anything weird, wacky, wonderful or just plain heart-warming. Here are five things ... «Northampton Herald and Post, Jul 15»
7
Lunchtime Life: Have you seen the face of a ghost in a pub window …
Lunchtime Life: Have you seen the face of a ghost in a pub window? By Martin_Naylor | Posted: July 20, 2015. Run for your life Scooby Doo, it's a ghost! «Derby Telegraph, Jul 15»
8
The lunchtime revolution at a school for children with autism | Life …
School meals can be tricky. Now, thanks to a remarkable Brazilian chef, one west London school for children with autism has changed ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
9
M6 closed at Stafford until lunchtime after lorry fire melts road
A FEROCIOUS lorry fire has caused the M6 to be closed between junctions 13-12 southbound in Staffordshire. The overnight blaze requires ... «Staff Newsletter, Jul 15»
10
Penneys pandemonium as electronic payment machines go down …
The technical glitch hit the card payment system just as the lunchtime rush was building. Electronic point of sale machines were inoperable for ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»

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