three-martini lunch

three-martini lunch
A leisurely, expensive, midday meal associated with drinking, which is tax-deductible because business is discussed.

Wikipedia foundation.

Игры ⚽ Нужен реферат?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Three-martini lunch — A martini: gin, vermouth, olive The three martini lunch is a term used in the United States to describe a leisurely, indulgent lunch enjoyed by businesspersons or executives. It refers to a common belief that many businesspersons have enough… …   Wikipedia

  • three-martini lunch —  A business meal with large quantities of alcohol to loosen up the customer. During the Carter administration, the term came to represent special tax privileges accorded to business, the ability to include lavish entertainment as a business… …   American business jargon

  • lunch — [lʌntʆ] noun [countable] 1. a meal eaten in the middle of the day: • facilities for conferences and private business lunches (= when business people go to lunch to discuss things or entertain customers ) • He has working lunches (= when …   Financial and business terms

  • three — O.E. þreo, fem. and neut. (masc. þri, þrie), from P.Gmc. *thrijiz (Cf. O.Fris. thre, M.Du., Du. drie, O.H.G. dri, Ger. drei, O.N. þrir, Dan. tre), from PIE *trejes (Cf. Skt. trayas, Avestan thri, Gk. treis …   Etymology dictionary

  • Martini (cocktail) — For the vodka based cocktail, see Vodka martini. Martini IBA Official Cocktail The martini is one of the most widely known cocktails Type …   Wikipedia

  • lunch — n. 1) to eat, have lunch 2) a business, working; three martini (AE; colloq.) lunch 3) a box; picnic lunch 4) at lunch (they were all at lunch) * * * [lʌntʃ] have lunch picnic lunch three martini (AE; colloq.) lunch working a box a business to eat …   Combinatory dictionary

  • MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors —   …   Wikipedia

  • Portal:Drink/Selected article — These are the articles that are featured on the Drink Portal main page. If you wish to add an article, you will be expected to make a good faith effort to address objections that are raised. Consensus must be reached for an article to be promoted …   Wikipedia

  • 2001 Governor General's Awards — The 2001 Governor General s Awards for Literary Merit were presented by Adrienne Clarkson, Governor General of Canada, at a ceremony at Rideau Hall on November 14. Each winner received a cheque for $15,000. English Language FictionWinner:… …   Wikipedia

  • Prix du Gouverneur general 2001 — Prix du Gouverneur général 2001 Liste des Prix du Gouverneur général pour 2001, chacun suivi des finalistes. Sommaire 1 Français 1.1 Prix du Gouverneur général : romans et nouvelles de langue française 1.2 …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”