mealtime mealtime  /ˈmil ˌtaɪm/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the hour at which a meal is habitually or customarily eaten

Usage(s):

  1. At Higashi the kids jog twice a day on the theory that come mealtime, they'll be hungry enough to try new foods.
  2. In the current study, Devine found that half of the mothers and fathers surveyed depended on 12 of the 22 mealtime coping strategies.
  3. What began to show up at mealtime instead was dyed-green hair and requests to start dating, like the other kids in the public schools.

News

  1. Vegetarian taco salad good for meat-eaters, too

    Nobody will miss the meat in this colorful, zesty vegetarian taco salad. The rice and bean mixture can be made ahead and the salad quickly assembled at mealtime.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Detroit News

  2. Naperville Eats: Scholar teaches references to food in Bible times

    As a scholar of scripture, Dr. Joan Gorski often challenges people to imagine what life was like during biblical times. From the clothing people wore to the food they ate, life was very different. The Naperville resident explains that most people in biblical times had either agricultural or nomadic lifestyles. There were no grocery stores or fast-food lines to make mealtime easy. “The ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Naperville Sun

  3. MannKind Completes Phase 3 Clinical Study of AFREZZA in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

    MannKind Corporation today announced that all follow-up visits have been completed for the patients enrolled in Study 175, a Phase 3 clinical study of AFREZZA® inhalation powder, an investigational, ultra rapid-acting mealtime insulin therapy, administered using MannKind’s next-generation inhaler.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "Students who eat here find it's not their fathers' college cafeteria anymore," said Sarah Johnson, director of dining services for Purdue University Residences. "In their parents' days, there was limited menu choice. Mealtime was short and...
    on Oct 5, 2004 By: Sarah Johnson Source: Newswise (press release)

  2. "As the owner of two dogs who go bonkers at mealtime, I know a meat maniac when I see one," said Behar. "I am delighted to award Ike with this honor. His frenzied feeding moment made me laugh out loud and any dog who does a headstand in his...
    on Sep 17, 2008 By: Joy Behar Source: PR Newswire (press release)

  3. "I love to cook and I especially enjoy teaching people on TV, the Internet and in my magazines how to create delicious meals that can be enjoyed with family and friends," said MSLO Founder Martha Stewart. "A mealtime gathering encompasses...
    on Mar 7, 2008 By: Martha Stewart Source: Business Wire (press release)

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