convenience food


noun

any packaged food, dish, or meal that can be prepared quickly and easily, as by thawing or heating.

Nearby words

  1. convector,
  2. convenance,
  3. convene,
  4. convener,
  5. convenience,
  6. convenience store,
  7. conveniences,
  8. conveniency,
  9. convenient,
  10. conveniently

Origin of convenience food

First recorded in 1960–65

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British Dictionary definitions for convenience food

convenience food

noun

food that needs little preparation, especially food that has been pre-prepared and preserved for long-term storage
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