Word forms "mealtime":
singular mealtime plural mealtimesa time when you eat a meal
We weren't allowed to talk during mealtimes.
English dictionary. 2014.
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Mealtime — Meal time (m[=e]l t[imac]m ), n. The usual time of eating a meal. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
mealtime — also meal time, late 12c., from MEAL (Cf. meal) (n.1) + TIME (Cf. time) (n.). Etymologically, a tautology … Etymology dictionary
mealtime — [mēl′tīm΄] n. the usual time for serving or eating a meal … English World dictionary
mealtime — [[t]mi͟ːltaɪm[/t]] mealtimes also meal time N VAR: usu pl Mealtimes are occasions when you eat breakfast, lunch, or dinner. At mealtimes he would watch her eat... The bell rings 10 minutes before mealtime … English dictionary
mealtime — noun Date: 12th century the usual time for serving a meal … New Collegiate Dictionary
mealtime — /meel tuym /, n. the usual time for a meal. [1125 75; ME meeltyme. See MEAL1, TIME] * * * … Universalium
mealtime — noun The usual time at which a meal is eaten … Wiktionary
mealtime — meal|time [ˈmi:ltaım] n [U and C] a time during the day when you have a meal at mealtimes ▪ The only time I see the boys is at mealtimes … Dictionary of contemporary English
mealtime — meal|time [ mil,taım ] noun count a time when you eat a meal: We weren t allowed to talk during mealtimes … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
mealtime — mÉªËltaÉªm n. regular time of day when food is usually consumed (breakfast, lunch, dinner) … English contemporary dictionary