[ US /ˈɫɛfˌtoʊvɝz/ ]
[ UK /lˈɛftə‍ʊvəz/ ]
  1. food remaining from a previous meal
    he had leftovers for dinner last night
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How To Use leftovers In A Sentence

  • The impression of warmth and comfort and beauty predominated, though he was unable to analyze it; while the simplicity delighted him -- expensive simplicity, he decided, and most of it leftovers from the time her father went broke and died. Chapter XVIII
  • Many chairs are leftovers from restaurant projects. Times, Sunday Times
  • In the evening, families eat a simple meal of leftovers or eggs and toast.
  • You get 12 recipes for the price of four plus an instant solution to what to do with leftovers.
  • The pigs had had their fill of the leftovers.
  • Anything you can do with leftovers from Sunday lunch, you can do with turkey. Times, Sunday Times
  • The items rejected most often included raw vegetables and leftovers. Times, Sunday Times
  • I guess those peasants in Michigan will just have to settle leftovers, secondary effects: crumbs from the table of your very own economic stimulus, if you will. Matthew Yglesias » Infrastructure Spending Not Targeted to High-Unemployment States: But Should It Be?
  • There will be a lot more food leftovers. The Sun
  • Immediately, offers poured in -- from a taverna in the wealthy neighborhood of Kolonaki, from a big baked goods chain, from green grocers in the wholesale market of Rendi, from caterers with leftovers from weddings and baptisms -- and were directed to orphanages, old age homes, halfway houses for the handicapped, soup kitchens run by churches and municipalities all over the Athens area. Diana Farr Louis: Food Aid Takes Off in Athens
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