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Definition of "lunchroom" [lunchroom]

  • A luncheonette. (noun)
  • A room in a facility, such as a school, in which lunches may be purchased or those brought from home may be eaten. (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 "lunchroom" in a sentence
  • "A pig-tailed girl in a school lunchroom is shown as a jagged, Frankenstein-style line of "electricity" sizzles across the screen."
  • "He can do the work because he understands computer circuitry but can't climb the promotions ladder because he can't play politics around the water cooler or take part comfortably in lunchroom banter."
  • "Grade school and Junior High our lunchroom was the Gym, food was whatever you brought and for a cold drink you had a choice of Milk, Chocolate Milk or Juice."