hors d'oeuvre


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hors d'oeuvre

 (ôr dûrv′)
n. pl. hors d'oeuvres (ôr dûrvz′) or hors d'oeuvre
An appetizer served before a meal.

[French hors d'œuvre : hors, outside + de, of + œuvre, (the main) work.]

hors d'oeuvre

(ɔː ˈdɜːvr; French ɔr dœvrə)
n, pl hors d'oeuvre or hors d'oeuvres (ˈdɜːvr; French dœvrə)
(Cookery) an additional dish served as an appetizer, usually before the main meal
[C18: from French, literally: outside the work, not part of the main course]

hors d'oeuvre

(ɔr ˈdɜrv)

n., pl. hors d'oeuvre (ɔr ˈdɜrv) hors d'oeuvres (ɔr ˈdɜrvz, ˈdɜrv)
a small portion of food served as an appetizer before a meal or as a snack with cocktails.
[1705–15; < French: outside of the main course]

hors d'oeuvre

A French phrase meaning out of the work, used to mean food served as an appetizer before a meal.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hors d'oeuvre - a dish served as an appetizer before the main mealhors d'oeuvre - a dish served as an appetizer before the main meal
appetiser, appetizer, starter - food or drink to stimulate the appetite (usually served before a meal or as the first course)
stuffed mushroom - mushrooms stuffed with any of numerous mixtures of e.g. meats or nuts or seafood or spinach
rollmops - a pickled herring filet that has been rolled or wrapped around a pickle
pigs in blankets - small frankfurters wrapped in biscuit dough and baked
Translations

hors d'oeuvre

(oːˈdəːvr) , ((American) o:rˈdə:rv) plural hors d'oeuvre(s) (oːˈdəːvr (American) o:rˈdə:rv(z)) noun
food eg olives, sardines etc served before or at the beginning of a meal in order to increase the appetite.
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Defects of the Adolescent": Didn't she after all put herself out there like an hors d'oeuvre / on a pewter platter?
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