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.
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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."
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
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"
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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
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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.
Upcycle leftovers Using leftovers as part of the next meal is a great way to make food go further.
Besides transforming leftovers into new tasty meals, saving food is also about the proper handling of ingredients, she said.
class="MsoNormalThe students were protesting the suspension of their 17 colleagues who stormed the school kitchen on Friday night to demand leftovers after a parents' meeting.
'You can use adobo, ham, bacon, shrimps, veggies or any delicious leftovers from last night's dinner.'
The agency also said pig farms uncertified for using leftovers as pig feed must pass inspection in a week, or change to using fodder or face closure.
Whether it's extra cheese, turkey or Christmas pud, there are bound to be leftovers lurking in your fridge after the big day.
Alternatively, turn your old leftovers into a new dish.
ISLAMABAD -- Landa, commonly known as poor and white collars' satisfaction,is swiftly losing its market for high prices and availability of export leftovers at local markets and online at comparatively better rates.
ISLAMABAD: Landa, commonly known as a shopping place for the poor and white collars' satisfaction, is swiftly losing its market for high prices and availability of export leftovers at local markets and online at comparatively better rates.
The excitement over Thanksgiving dinner quickly dies down after one grows tired of eating leftovers but refuses to let good food go to waste.