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chef's salad

Syllabification: chef's sal·ad

Definition of chef's salad in English:


A large salad of lettuce topped with strips of meat (usually turkey and ham) and cheese, and large pieces of tomato and hard-boiled egg, typically served as a main course.
Example sentences
  • Shame on you for enjoying that hard-boiled egg on your chef's salad.
  • Is romaine lettuce standard for a chef's salad?
  • The chef's salad was mostly iceberg lettuce - depressing in the winter, but a cooling crunch in the summer - with a zingy vinaigrette.

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