leftover Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “leftover” in the English Dictionary

"leftover" in British English

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leftoveradjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈleftˌəʊ.vər/  us   /ˈlefˌt̬oʊ.vɚ/
A leftover ​part of something is the ​part that has not been used or ​eaten when the other ​parts have been: some leftover ​chicken from last night's ​meal


uk   /ˈleftˌəʊ.vər/  us   /ˈlefˌt̬oʊ.vɚ/
leftovers [plural] foodremaining after a ​meal: This ​recipe can ​serve four ​easily, and the leftovers are just as good ​eatencold.
(Definition of leftover from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"leftover" in American English

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leftoveradjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈleftˌoʊ·vər/
that has not been ​eaten or used during a ​meal: leftover meatloaf
plural noun  us   /ˈleftˌoʊ·vərz/
We ​ate the leftovers ​cold the next ​day.
(Definition of leftover from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “leftover”
in Chinese (Simplified) 剩下的,留下的…
in Turkish artık, artmış, kalmış…
in Russian оставшийся (о еде)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 剩下的,留下的…
in Polish pozostały…
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