- adj. Without lunch.
- lunch + -less (Wiktionary)
“Briarcliff is one of several high-performing campuses that is confronting the lunchless, alongside other stress-reduction measures like starting school later or limiting the number of A.P. courses each student can take.”
“And sitting lunchless in the hall of his hotel, with tourists passing every moment, Baedeker in hand, he was visited by black dejection.”
“For thirteen more lunchless hours, they zigzagged among mossy boulders and through sopping streamers of feverish heat, attended by squadrons of black flies that refused to quit them until a late afternoon downpour literally drowned the biting bugs in midair.”
“To argue about winds with Davies was hopeless, and the upshot was that we started lunchless.”
“No answering cheer appeared upon my lunchless features.”
“It struck me as ludicrous that I, who had been one of them, should be lying there lunchless.”
“But it would have taken hundreds to satisfy us after our lunchless day, and there were other reasons.”
“It was an offering on the shrine of Fashion, and represented many lunchless days.”
“And the next day Titee was tardy again, and lunchless, too, and the next, and the next, until the teacher in despair sent a nicely printed note to his mother about him, which might have done some good, had not”
“And the next day Titee was tardy again, and lunchless too, and the next, until the teacher, in despair, sent a nicely printed note to his mother about him, which might have done some good, had not Titee taken great pains to tear it up on the way home.”
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