ladies who lunch

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ladies who lunch

Women who spend a lot of time socializing (e.g., going to lunch together) because they are wealthy and have a large amount of free time. The restaurant, in the center of the city with a view overlooking the bay, is a favorite destination for ladies who lunch.
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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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Instead of going out in the evening, I'm a lady who lunches!
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I've never wanted to be a lady who lunches. I've always wanted to be a woman who works Actress Meghan Markle, who is reportedly dating Prince Harry am more comfortable here in New York.
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BE a lady who lunches next Sunday at the West Yorkshire Forget Me Not Trust fashion show.