verb (used with object), buf·fet·ed, buf·fet·ing.
verb (used without object), buf·fet·ed, buf·fet·ing.
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Origin of buffet1
OTHER WORDS FROM buffetbuf·fet·er, nounun·buf·fet·ed, adjective
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Definition for buffet (2 of 2)
Origin of buffet2
Example sentences from the Web for buffet
Nutritionist and trainers escorted players assigned to lose or gain weight to the buffet line and sat with them.College Football Fattens Players Up and Then Abandons Them|Evin Demirel|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I remember going to a rehearsal dinner that had lobster tail on the buffet and thinking that was decadent.Which of Kim Kardashian’s Weddings Was More Ridiculous?|Kevin Fallon|May 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Such is the buffet of delights served on an Oprah Winfrey press tour.Oprah Winfrey’s Fabulous ‘Butler’ Press Tour: The Best Moments (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|August 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This CNN clip taken on a flooded street on Long Island serves up a buffet of buffoonery.Hurricane Sandy’s Biggest Idiots: Jet Skiing on the Hudson & More (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|October 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The winner will be announced and featured in an onstage discussion, which will be followed by a buffet supper and cocktails.Newsweek & The Daily Beast-Open Hands Prize for Commentary|The Daily Beast|April 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
(He stands at the buffet, and placing before him first the macaroon): Dinner!Cyrano de Bergerac|Edmond Rostand
In a short time he saw her drinking chocolate at the buffet with two gentlemen unknown to him.The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 6|Guy de Maupassant
He hath broken in upon our master's goods, and hath smitten me a buffet upon the ear, so that I thought I was dead.The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood|Howard Pyle
Now he admits that he was drinking with her at the buffet at Laroche.The Rome Express|Arthur Griffiths
Thorn fairly jumped away from the buffet and stood against bare wall.The Radiant Shell|Paul Ernst
British Dictionary definitions for buffet (1 of 3)
- a meal at which guests help themselves from a number of dishes and often eat standing up
- (as modifier)a buffet lunch