Examples from the Web for appetizer
We were barely into the appetizer when he asked a fairly basic question—where did my family live?
Picking at an appetizer veggie platter is a good option as well.12 Thanksgiving Weight Loss Tips That Actually Work|DailyBurn|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And that was just the appetizer portion of what was served up at CPAC.
A senior regime official warned several days ago: “What you are seeing is the appetizer: the main course is yet to come.”Battered Syrian Rebels Cede Aleppo’s Salaheddin District to Assad Military|Jamie Dettmer|August 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps you could exhibit some sauté skills in an appetizer course.Culinary Kings-Turned TV Judges Cook Up Verdicts on Gordon Ramsay-Hosted MasterChef|Daily Beast Promotions|July 27, 2010|DAILY BEAST
This is considered an appetizer for the proper meal, which no stranger must forget.Peeps at many lands: Sweden|William Liddle
After, or before, lettuce comes the fragrant celery, always an appetizer.The Art of Entertaining|M. E. W. Sherwood
"Give me a mountain ride always as an appetizer," he said, obligingly, and so ended the jest about a name.Graustark|George Barr McCutcheon
Before going to the table she served me an appetizer, graciously ridiculing me.The Joy of Captain Ribot|Armando Palacio Valds
"We'll start off with an appetizer, gentlemen," said the host, as he passed the decanter to his neighbor."Where Angels Fear to Tread" and Other Stories of the Sea|Morgan Robertson
British Dictionary definitions for appetizer
Word Origin and History for appetizer
"something taken to whet the appetite," 1820, agent noun from appetize.