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Definition of "luncheonette" [luncheonette]

  • A small restaurant that serves simple, easily prepared meals. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "luncheonette" in a sentence
  • "Sam’s was an antiquated joint of the type that used to be called a luncheonette in New York."
  • ""I'm just a working artist," he said during a conversation on the patio of a Nashville luncheonette."
  • "And a moment later, thinking nothing of the odd decoration, I exited the luncheonette triumphantly clutching the breached bag of Sugar Babies, the bell of the closing door jingling behind me."