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Leftover vs. Leftovers

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Leftoveradjective

Remaining; left behind; extra; in reserve.

‘Do you want some of the leftover supplies from the event?’; ‘I have some leftover spaghetti in the fridge, so I don't plan to cook tonight.’;

Leftoversnoun

food remaining from a previous meal;

‘he had leftovers for dinner last night’;

Leftovernoun

Something left behind; an excess or remainder.

‘It's a leftover from yesterday, but it's still perfectly good.’;

Leftovers

Leftovers are surplus foods remaining unconsumed at the end of a meal, which may be put in containers with the intention of eating later. Inedible remains like bones are considered waste, not leftovers.

Leftovernoun

Remaining after a meal is complete or eaten for a later meal or snack.

‘Not leftovers again!’; ‘The entire wheel of cheese is a leftover from the party.’;

Leftover

not used up; remaining after use of part; as, unusable leftover auto parts.

Leftover

remaining from a previous meal; - of food; as, leftover food served at a later meal.

Leftovernoun

An unused part or portion; - used especially of food remaining uneaten from a previous meal; as, to have leftovers for dinner.

Leftovernoun

a small part or portion that remains after the main part no longer exists

Leftoveradjective

not used up;

‘leftover meatloaf’; ‘she had a little money left over so she went to a movie’; ‘some odd dollars left’; ‘saved the remaining sandwiches for supper’; ‘unexpended provisions’;

Leftoveradjective

uneaten and saved for eating later;

‘leftover food served at a later meal’; ‘yesterday's reheated soup’;

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