Definition of blue plate in English:
adjective[attributive] North American
(Of a restaurant meal) consisting of a full main course ordered as a single menu item.
- You'd be amazed what happens at the diner, a blue-plate special restaurant in an industrial district near the airport.
- Diners that serve a standard menu of coffee, burgers, fries and blue-plate specials offer comfy booths along with their comfort food.
- The restaurant features 20 different beef and bison burgers, blue-plate specials, beef filets, salads and roasted ‘beer can chicken;’ plus cedar-planked steelhead salmon.
with reference to the original blue plates divided into compartments, on which fixed-price restaurant meals were served.
Definition of blue plate in:
- US English dictionary
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