leftovers


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left·o·ver

 (lĕft′ō′vər)
adj.
Remaining as an unused portion or amount.
n.
1. A remnant or an unused portion.
2. leftovers Food remaining from a previous meal.

leftovers

  • pick-up, pick-up dinner - A pick-up or pick-up dinner is one made up of leftovers.
  • ort, orts - An ort is a morsel or remaining scrap; orts is another name for leftovers.
  • leftover, relic, relief - Before leftovers were called leftovers, they were called relics, and, before that, relief.
  • gallimaufry - A medley or confused jumble, especially a dish made of leftovers, from French gallimaufry, "ragout, hash."
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.leftovers - food remaining from a previous mealleftovers - food remaining from a previous meal; "he had leftovers for dinner last night"
solid food, food - any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment; "food and drink"
Translations
zbytky
levninger
ruoantähteet
ostaci
食べ残し
나머지
rester
อาหารเหลือ
thức ăn thừa

leftovers

بَقَايَا الطَّعَامُ zbytky levninger Überreste αποφάγια sobras ruoantähteet restes ostaci avanzi 食べ残し 나머지 restjes rester resztki jedzenia sobras остатки rester อาหารเหลือ artık yemek thức ăn thừa 剩余物
References in classic literature ?
The impression of warmth and comfort and beauty predominated, though he was unable to analyze it; while the simplicity delighted him--expensive simplicity, he decided, and most of it leftovers from the time her father went broke and died.
You can use the leftovers from the day before for the toppings, such as chilli, prawn cocktail or even burgers.
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She sneaks down in the night to eat leftovers and all I'm thinking is, Leftovers?
Our goal is to not only provide convenient locations across the state for people to recycle their unwanted paint, but we will also be educating consumers about buying the right amount of paint and providing tips for using up leftovers.
Hotels and restaurants in the UAE are "afraid" to give away their leftovers -- according to charity bosses working to curb food waste in the country.
While guzzling leftovers the morning after the night before might not sound all that appealing, or indeed that healthy, actually - in one very important way - these cold pizza/ curry/chow mein devourers are doing a very good thing.
For days after, the entire family would eat Grandma's famous "blue plate special,'' which was our euphemism for leftovers.
The episode 3 of "The Leftovers," which is titled "Two Boats and a Helicopter," features him facing the consequences of voicing something that is against the view of the majority.
It is here to help with a range of simple, tasty meals and ideas that can help expand your recipe repertoire, or give a new twist to using up some of your leftovers or forgotten foods.
Using up leftovers is a military operation in which not even the threat of E.
She said the society distributes leftovers among 500 needy families, besides workers in labour camps.