Complete Definition of "dunch"

see|Dunch
English

Etymology 1
Origin unknown.

Alternative spellings
dunsh Geordie

Verb
en-verb|dunches|dunching or dunchin|dunched|dunched

  1. Geordie To knock against; to hit, punch.
  2. UK To jog, especially with the elbow.

Noun
en-noun|-

  1. golf A fat hit from a claggy lie.

References
R:New Geordie Dictionary 1987
R:Palgrave
R:Dobson & Irwin Newcastle 1970
R:Northumberland 1880
Golfing dictionary, accessed on 2005-06-01

Etymology 2
A blend of lunch and dinner (probably in imitation of brunch).

Noun
en-noun|-

  1. A small meal between lunch and dinner in the late afternoon or early evening (about 3-5 p.m.), usually including tea or coffee with cookies, sometimes fruits, a salad or a light sandwich.

#:*"For tomorrow, I have already scheduled lunch and dinner with my colleagues. Let's have a dunch together."

Translations
trans-top|small meal between lunch and dinner
Breton: adverenn f
Interlingua: merenda
trans-mid
Persian: عصراÙÙ (asraneh)
Portuguese: merenda f
Slovak: olovrant m'
trans-bottom

See also
food

Category:Food and Drink


Scots

Verb
sco-verb|dunches|dunchin|duncht|duncht

  1. To hit, punch.
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