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appetizer

Syllabification: ap·pe·tiz·er
Pronunciation: /ˈapəˌtīzər
 
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Definition of appetizer in English:

noun

A small dish of food or a drink taken before a meal or the main course of a meal to stimulate one’s appetite.
Example sentences
  • The new menu also includes a variety of soups, salads, appetisers, pasta and bakes and of course, all those pizzas.
  • They have some more unusual items on their menu, fish curries and even chaat appetizers like bhel puri.
  • The menu has appetizers, sandwiches, pastas, salads and 23 kinds of pizzas.
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