lunch out

vb
British
to back out of an appointment or arrangement
► 'I think I'm going to have to lunch out this afternoon; I've got an essay to write.' (Recorded, student, Devon, 2002)

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • Out To Lunch — ! Out to Lunch ! Album par Eric Dolphy Sortie 1964 Enregistrement 25 février 1964 Durée 42:31 Genre(s) Jazz Producteur(s) Alfred Lion …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Out To Lunch ! — Out to Lunch ! Album par Eric Dolphy Sortie 1964 Enregistrement 25 février 1964 Durée 42:31 Genre(s) Jazz Producteur(s) Alfred Lion …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • out to lunch — phrasal slang : out of touch with reality * * * out to lunch (informal; orig US) Slightly crazy, in a world of his or her own • • • Main Entry: ↑lunch out to lunch see under ↑lunch • • • …   Useful english dictionary

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  • out of your pocket —    If you pay for something out of your own pocket, you cover the cost with your own money.     Breakfast is included but you must pay for lunch out of your own pocket …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Out to Lunch — may refer to: Out to Lunch!, a 1964 album by Eric Dolphy Out to Lunch (TV program), a 1974 ABC special Out to Lunch (radio show), a radio show in Baltimore, Maryland Out to Lunch (video game), a video game on the Super Nintendo Entertainment… …   Wikipedia

  • lunch — [lʌntʆ] noun [countable] 1. a meal eaten in the middle of the day: • facilities for conferences and private business lunches (= when business people go to lunch to discuss things or entertain customers ) • He has working lunches (= when …   Financial and business terms

  • out to lunch — {adj.}, {slang}, {informal} 1. Gone for the midday meal. 2. Inattentive; daydreaming; inefficient; stupid. * /Neil Bender is just out to lunch today./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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