bill of fare


a list of foods that are served; menu.
the program of entertainment, as at a theater.

Origin of bill of fare

First recorded in 1630–40 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for bill of fare

card, carte

Examples from the Web for bill of fare

Historical Examples of bill of fare

  • There wasn't any use for Homer to register a kick on the bill-of-fare.

    Shorty McCabe

    Sewell Ford

  • "Forgive my dwelling so tensely on the bill-of-fare," he said, when the waiter had gone.

    Jill the Reckless

    P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse

  • They say you might as well be charged for the bill-of-fare when you dine at a restaurant.

    Young Blood

    E. W. Hornung

  • Why, they might as well charge us for the bill-of-fare at a first-class restaurant.

    Young Blood

    E. W. Hornung

  • Bananas, oranges and artichokes had no place on his bill-of-fare.

    Skookum Chuck Fables

    Skookum Chuck (pseud for R.D. Cumming)

British Dictionary definitions for bill of fare

bill of fare


another name for menu
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