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addaword.gifdefinition of al desco

adverb
(also al desko)
refers to eating lunch at your desk rather than having a real break (from 'al fresco', eating outside)
I have so much work to do, I'll have to eat al desco today.
Submitted by: nojo from United Kingdom on 19/07/2012 12:43:00
Definition of al desco from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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