Definition of short order in English:

short order

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  • An order or dish of food which can be quickly prepared and served: a short order of souvlaki [as modifier]: I’m a short-order cook
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    • I grabbed my fiberglass tray, slid it on down to the short-order cook and placed my order.
    • He then became a short-order cook, often working one or two other jobs.
    • A short-order cafeteria at the base serves burgers, brats, and fries; on weekends look for the open-air barbecue at the base of Marge's Triple.


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