Definition of family style in English:

family style

Syllabification: fam·i·ly style

Entry from US English dictionary


  • 1Designating a style of preparation or serving of food in which diners help themselves from plates of food that have been put on the table: a family-style Italian restaurant
  • 2Suitable for an entire family, including children: family-style entertainment


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  • With plates of food from which individual diners can serve themselves: spaghetti served in a huge bowl, family style

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