Meaning of “low-calorie” in the English Dictionary

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"low-calorie" in British English

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low-calorieadjective

uk /ˌləʊˈkæl.ər.i/ us /ˌloʊˈkæl.ɚ.i/ also low-cal, lo-cal, uk /ˌləʊˈkæl/ us /ˌloʊ-/

containing fewer calories (= units for measuring the amount of energy a food provides) than normal:

low-calorie drinks/snacks

(Definition of “low-calorie” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)