Origin of buffet1
OTHER WORDS FROM buffetbuf·fet·er, nounun·buf·fet·ed, adjective
Other definitions for buffet (2 of 2)
Origin of buffet2
How to use buffet in a sentence
Also, place hand sanitizer by any outdoor workstations or high-touch surfaces and at the end of the buffet line.
Plainly the modern menu of sound is a vast, all-you-can-eat buffet.
The lamp is 24 inches tall and would work next to a bed, on a desk or on a dining room buffet.Shopping with the pros: Annie Elliott shares her favorite items from Room & Board|Mari-Jane Williams|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
The all-you-can-eat buffet brings out an exotic parade of creatures of various sizes, shapes and appetites.
The history of the buffet in America is a story of ingenuity and evolution.Fast-Food Buffets Are a Thing of the Past. Some Doubt They Ever Even Existed.|MM Carrigan|September 29, 2020|Eater
It has been subject to political sensitivities and soapbox rhetoric, buffeted by popular disbelief and official omertà.
A re-elected President finds himself buffeted by violence abroad and hostile political winds at home.
Beltway firms large and small have been buffeted by the sequester.Booz Allen Keeps Winning Government Security Contracts After Snowden Leak|Filipa Ioannou|August 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In the last scene, he uses his calculus of flow to rescue an Iraqi boy from a fast-moving, wind-buffeted river.Joseph McElroy’s ‘Cannonball’ Is the Meta Iraq War Novel|Tom LeClair|July 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Czech government has been buffeted in recent months by a series of corruption scandals that have threatened to bring it down.Czech Republic's President Might be Tried for Treason|David Frum|February 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Thereafter we were buffeted like chips in the swirling maw of a whirlpool; we fought our way rod by rod.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Off the coast of South Carolina they ran into a heavy storm, and the great ship creaked and groaned as it buffeted wind and wave.The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch|Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
All night the gale buffeted the high windows of the church, and howled over the upland and roared through the woodland.A Thin Ghost and Others|M. R. (Montague Rhodes) James
By this time the barque was being helplessly buffeted about amongst the reefs, a little less than a mile and a half from shore.The Adventures of Louis de Rougemont|Louis de Rougemont
How gladly he would have seized this offer of a comfortable, luxurious home, after having been buffeted about the world so long!File No. 113|Emile Gaboriau
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