out to lunch

out to lunch
out to lunch
1. Lit. eating lunch away from one's place of work or activity. •

I'm sorry, but Sally Jones is out to lunch. May I take a message?

She's been out to lunch for nearly two hours. When will she be back?

2. and out of it Fig. not alert; giddy; uninformed. •

Bill is really out of it. Why can't he pay attention?

Don't be out of it, John. Wake up!

Ann is really out to lunch these days.

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{adj.}, {slang}, {informal} 1. Gone for the midday meal. 2. Inattentive; daydreaming; inefficient; stupid. * /Neil Bender is just out to lunch today./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • Out to Lunch! — Album par Eric Dolphy Sortie 1964 Enregistrement 25 février 1964 Durée 42:31 Genre Jazz (Avant garde jazz) Producteur …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Out to Lunch! — Studio album by Eric Dolphy Released 1964 Recorded February 25, 1964 …   Wikipedia

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  • out to lunch — If someone s out to lunch, they are crazy or out of touch …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • out to lunch — ► out to lunch informal unbalanced or stupid. Main Entry: ↑lunch …   English terms dictionary

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