(a) liquid lunch

(a) liquid lunch
humorous if someone has a liquid lunch, they drink alcoholic drinks instead of eating food.

I had a two hour liquid lunch and nearly fell asleep at my desk in the afternoon.

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  • liquid lunch — noun (informal) An instance of drinking alcohol at lunch time instead of eating food • • • Main Entry: ↑liquid …   Useful english dictionary

  • liquid lunch — noun count HUMOROUS a lunch in which you drink a lot of alcohol but do not eat very much …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • liquid lunch — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms liquid lunch : singular liquid lunch plural liquid lunches humorous a lunch in which you drink a lot of alcohol but do not eat very much …   English dictionary

  • liquid lunch — noun (C) humorous a lunch in which you mainly have alcoholic drinks rather than eating food …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • liquid lunch — Noun. A lunch break comprising of alcohol instead of food …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • liquid lunch — /lɪkwəd ˈlʌntʃ/ (say likwuhd lunch) noun Colloquial alcoholic drink, usually beer, consumed instead of food at the normal lunchtime …  

  • liquid lunch — noun The consumption of alcohol with no (or little) food at lunchtime …   Wiktionary

  • Liquid lunch — drinking beer at lunchtime …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • liquid lunch — I Australian Slang drinking beer at lunchtime II Canadian Slang drinking beer at lunchtime, in the US and Canada refers to consumption of more alcohol at lunchtime than food …   English dialects glossary

  • liquid lunch — n a lunchtime session of alcoholic drink ing (usually as an alternative, rather than an accompaniment, to eating) …   Contemporary slang

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