ladies who lunch


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ladies who lunch

Women who spend a great deal of time socializing because they have a great amount of wealth and free time. The restaurant, in the center of the city with a view overlooking the bay, is a favorite destination for the many ladies who lunch in the area.
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ladies who lunch

Ladies who lunch are wealthy women who do not to have to work, and who spend a lot of time with their friends. He is best known for making clothes for ladies who lunch.
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ladies who lunch

women with the money and free time to meet for social lunches. informal
This expression comes from the title of a 1970s song by Stephen Sondheim : ‘A toast to that invincible bunch…Let's hear it for the ladies who lunch’. While it is often used of women who raise money for charity by organizing fashionable lunches, it is also often used in a derogatory way of women with the money and leisure to lunch at expensive restaurants.
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The 'new toy' that brought excitement to us ladies who lunch was this new Japanese restaurant, Genki Sushi, in the new Stopover Pavilion at the Bonifacio Global City.
LADIES who lunch are being invited to dress their best and attend a unique wedding for charity.
What they say An alternative to the traditional hen package - Senses in the City offer around three to four hours of indulgence for hen parties, ladies who lunch, work bonding or to celebrate a special occasion.
LADIES who lunch should dine on Welsh laverbread, a Tory AM said yesterday.
LADIES WHO LUNCH My friends and I we like to meet In a place where we can eat.
A firm favourite for the last 10 years for business people and ladies who lunch, Barluga on Newcastle's Grey Street has had a pounds 1m makeover by Fluid Design Solutions.
HOLLYWOOD Ladies who lunch spend long, languorous afternoons at Spago.
HOUSE of Fraser's cafe for ladies who lunch has had a revamp.
GIRL POWER: Replacing the ladies who lunch this week were the power players who dine, as the Museum of Television and Radio gathered the top females of California's government, business and entertainment industries Wednesday night for an exclusive dinner held on the rooftop of the Harry Winston salon on Rodeo Drive.
An ideal spot for the city's fast-emerging Ladies who Lunch, methinks
These five are ladies who lunch - with a difference
The next director would forgo exhibition excursions into social reform, would merely tolerate the bumptious (but box-office friendly) biennial, and would oversee the production of shows based on the Whitney's collections that would be much more hospitable to ladies who lunch.
The Wholesome Table has done a good job of it, probably helped immensely by the fact that its owners are ladies who lunch.
A Ladies Who Lunch event is being held at the visitors' centre on September 12 from 12.
Their first official event, titled Ladies Who Lunch, will be held at Matfen Hall, in Northumberland, on June 2.