Green’s Dictionary of Slang

lunch v.1

[lunch n. (2d)]

(US campus) to spoil, ruin or fail.

[US]Current Sl. I:3 5/2: Lunch, v. To fail.
[US]Frank Zappa ‘Billy the Mountain’ 🎵 Test stand number one and the rocket sled itself got lunched.
[US]S. Ace Stand On It (1979) 232: He’s gonna blow the engine. He’s gonna lunch that sumbitch right about here [...] And Demon did.
[US] in P. Dickson Slang!