Definition of leftover in English:


Syllabification: left·o·ver
Pronunciation: /ˈleftˌōvər


(usually leftovers)
  • Something, especially food, remaining after the rest has been used or consumed.
    More example sentences
    • This salad also makes great leftovers and will keep fresh in your fridge for up to seven days!
    • Tonight I made him a baked potato to go with the leftovers and he gobbled it all up.
    • There once was a time when a Monday lunch was Sunday's leftovers or a cheap sandwich.
    residue, survivor, vestige, legacy, throwbackuneaten food, leavings, remainder, scraps, remnants, remains; excess, surplus


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