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English definition of “leftover”

leftover

adjective [before noun]     /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 curry from last night's meal Staying and remainingWaiting
(Definition of leftover adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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