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TV dinner

n.
A frozen prepared meal, usually packaged in a disposable serving tray, that needs only to be heated before serving.

TV dinner


n.
a quick-frozen meal, packaged in a tray and heated before serving.
[1950–55, Amer.]
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Noun1.TV dinner - a meal that is prepared in advance and frozenTV dinner - a meal that is prepared in advance and frozen; can be heated and served
convenience food - any packaged dish or food that can be prepared quickly and easily as by thawing or heating
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TV Dinners There's a TV dinner on the TV screen He's hip to the hob - he's a sandwich machine He does a banging barbecue, a mean mixed grill A man for all seasonings with a black pepper-mill He's the man for the job - he doesn't need a pencil He always selects the correct utensil When he's on the screen no one else gets a look-in If you want to eat at his place you'd better make a booking For women of a certain age it's more than just his cooking But there's plenty to go round, so everybody tuck in.
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