Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “buffet”

See all translations

buffet

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈbʌfɪt/
If something is buffeted by the weather, sea, etc, it is hit repeatedly and with force: [often passive] The little boat was buffeted by the waves.Wind and windsStormy weather
Translations of “buffet”
in Chinese (Traditional) (風、雨等)連續猛撃,打撃…
in Russian ударять…
in Turkish oradan oraya savurmak, beşik gibi sallamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) (风、雨等)连续猛击,打击…
in Polish poniewierać…
(Definition of buffet verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Learner's Dictionary definitions for “buffet”

Definitions of “buffet” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

work out

to exercise in order to improve the strength or appearance of your body

Word of the Day

Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.

by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,

Read More 

bio-inspiration noun

April 13, 2015
the adoption of patterns and structures found in nature for the purposes of engineering, manufacturing, science, etc. The MIT researchers actually aren’t the only robotics team to turn to cheetahs for bio-inspiration.

Read More