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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.
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leftover

(ˈlɛftˌəʊvə)
n
(often plural) an unused portion or remnant, as of material or of cooked food
adj
left as an unused portion or remnant
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left•o•ver

(ˈlɛftˌoʊ vər)

n.
1. Usu., leftovers. food remaining uneaten at the end of a meal, esp. when saved for later use.
2. anything left or remaining from a larger amount; remainder.
adj.
3. being left or remaining, as an unused portion or amount: leftover soup.
[1890–95]
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leftover

, relic, relief - Before leftovers were called leftovers, they were called relics, and, before that, relief.
See also related terms for leftovers.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.leftover - a small part or portion that remains after the main part no longer existsleftover - a small part or portion that remains after the main part no longer exists
remainder, residual, residuum, rest, residue, balance - something left after other parts have been taken away; "there was no remainder"; "he threw away the rest"; "he took what he wanted and I got the balance"
Adj.1.leftover - not used upleftover - not used up; "leftover meatloaf"; "she had a little money left over so she went to a movie"; "some odd dollars left"; "saved the remaining sandwiches for supper"; "unexpended provisions"
unexhausted - not used up completely; "an unexhausted well"
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leftover

noun
1. remnant, leaving, remains, scrap, oddment Refrigerate any leftovers.
adjective
1. surplus, remaining, extra, excess, unwanted, unused, uneaten Leftover chicken makes a wonderful salad.
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leftover

adjective
Being what remains, especially after a part has been removed:
noun
What remains after a part has been used or subtracted:
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Translations
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leftover

[ˈleftəʊvəʳ]
A. ADJsobrante, restante
we used up the leftover turkeyusamos el pavo que había sobrado
B. N
1. (= relic) a leftover from another ageuna reliquia de otra edad
2. leftoverssobras fpl, restos mpl
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leftover

left-over [ˈlɛftəʊvər]
adj
leftover chicken → les restes de poulet
The leftover chicken will make a wonderful salad → Les restes de poulet feront une merveilleuse salade.
leftover paint → les restes de peinture
n (= survival) a leftover from sth → une survivance de qch, un vestige de qch
a leftover from the time when ... → une survivance du temps où ..., un vestige de l'époque où ...
leftovers npl (= food) → restes mplleft-wing leftwing [ˌlɛftˈwɪŋ] (POLITICS) adj [person] → de gauche; [organization, newspaper] → de gauche; [policies, ideas] → de gaucheleft wing (POLITICS) naile f gauche
the left wing of the party → l'aile gauche du partileft-winger [ˌlɛftˈwɪŋər] n
(POLITICS) (man)homme m de gauche; (woman)femme f de gauche
(SPORT)ailier m gauche
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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.
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Ultimate leftover Sandwiches INGREDIENTS SERVES 2 4 thick slices of bread 4 slices of leftover roast meat, beef, pork, lamb 4 slices of Swiss cheese 8 Opies Cocktail Gherkins, sliced in half 2 squeezes of American mustard 2tbsp mayonnaise Thinly-sliced red onions Handful of fresh spinach 50g butter, softened 1tsp olive oil DIRECTIONS To build the sandwich, take two slices of the bread.
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Combine colorful veggies and leftover meat from your fridge onto the pan.
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Slice of Stilton METHOD Shred 400-600g leftover ham and mix with 2-3 tbsp mayonnaise.
Turn the leftover food into the next day's lunch or dinner.
Adam has shared this recipe using up any leftover veg along with what's left of the turkey.