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.’;
food remaining from a previous meal;
‘he had leftovers for dinner last night’;
Something left behind; an excess or remainder.
‘It's a leftover from yesterday, but it's still perfectly good.’;
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.
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.’;
not used up; remaining after use of part; as, unusable leftover auto parts.
remaining from a previous meal; - of food; as, leftover food served at a later meal.
An unused part or portion; - used especially of food remaining uneaten from a previous meal; as, to have leftovers for dinner.
a small part or portion that remains after the main part no longer exists
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’;
uneaten and saved for eating later;
‘leftover food served at a later meal’; ‘yesterday's reheated soup’;