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fast food

n.
Inexpensive food, such as hamburgers and fried chicken, prepared and served quickly.

fast′-food′ adj.

fast food

n
(Cookery) food that requires little preparation before being served
adj
(Cookery) (of a restaurant, café, etc) serving such food
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fast food - inexpensive food (hamburgers or chicken or milkshakes) prepared and served quicklyfast food - inexpensive food (hamburgers or chicken or milkshakes) prepared and served quickly
aliment, alimentation, nourishment, nutriment, sustenance, victuals, nutrition - a source of materials to nourish the body
Translations
طَعام سَريع
rychlé občerstvení
comida rápida
pikaruoka
gyorsételgyorsételek
fast-food
hitro pripravljena hrana
snabbmat

fast food

nFast Food nt, → Fastfood nt; he lives mainly on fast fooder ernährt sich hauptsächlich von Fast Food or von Schnellgerichten

fast food

nfast food m inv

fast1

(faːst) adjective
1. quick-moving. a fast car.
2. quick. a fast worker.
3. (of a clock, watch etc) showing a time in advance of the correct time. My watch is five minutes fast.
adverb
quickly. She speaks so fast I can't understand her.
ˈfastness noun
fast food(s)
food that can be quickly prepared, eg hamburgers etc.
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