Counter lunch

pub lunch

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • counter lunch — /ˈkaʊntə lʌntʃ/ (say kowntuh lunch) noun 1. Also, pub lunch. a lunch at a hotel, originally served for speed or convenience at the counter of the bar. 2. NZ (formerly) a light snack served free of charge to drinkers at a hotel …   Australian English dictionary

  • counter lunch — Australian Slang pub lunch …   English dialects glossary

  • lunch — n 1. luncheon, Brit. tiffin, Fr. dejeuner; brunch, Brit. elevenses. 2. light meal, light repast, collation, Inf. snack, Inf. bite, Inf. nosh; refreshments. 3. luncheonette, lunchroom, lunch counter, lunch bar, bar, bar and grill, grill, grill… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • lunch counter — lunch counters N COUNT A lunch counter is an informal café or a counter in a shop where people can buy and eat meals. [AM] …   English dictionary

  • lunch counter — lunch .counter n old fashioned a place that serves simple meals for lunch, or a small restaurant that is only open at lunchtime …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lunch counter — lunch′ count er n. 1) cvb a counter, as in a store or restaurant, where light meals and snacks are served 2) cvb a luncheonette • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • Lunch counter — A lunch counter is a small restaurant, much like a diner, where the patron sits on a stool on one side of the bar and the server serves from the other side of the bar, where the kitchen is. As the name suggests, they were most widely used for the …   Wikipedia

  • counter — I adj., adv. to go counter to II n. surface, table over which business is conducted 1) a bargain; lunch; notions (AE) counter 2) at a counter misc. 3) over the counter ( through a broker s office ); ( without a prescription ); under the counter ( …   Combinatory dictionary

  • lunch — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ cold, hot ▪ delicious, lovely (esp. BrE), nice, tasty ▪ gourmet (esp. AmE), hearty …   Collocations dictionary

  • lunch counter — 1. a counter, as in a store or restaurant, where light meals and snacks are served or are sold to be taken out. 2. a luncheonette. [1865 70] * * * lunch counter, a long table or counter, as in a restaurant, at which persons sit on stools or stand …   Useful english dictionary

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