Definition of appetizer in English:

appetizer

Line breaks: ap¦pe|tizer
Pronunciation: /ˈapɪtʌɪzə
 
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(also appetiser)

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: figurative as an appetizer to the spectacle approaching, the rocks took on an unusually geometric shape
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    • 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.
    Synonyms
    starter, canapé, first course, finger food, titbit, savoury, snack; French hors d'oeuvre, amuse-gueule; Italian antipasto

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