Meaning of “leftover” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective [ always before noun ] uk us /ˈleftˌəʊvər/

Leftover food remains after a meal:

If there's any leftover food we can take it home with us.
leftovers noun [ plural ]

food that remains after a meal:

We've been eating up the leftovers from the party all week.

(Definition of “leftover” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)