toast, usually buttered, served in hot milk with sugar or with salt and pepper.
- milk toast , milquetoast
Other definitions for milk-toast (2 of 2)
easily dominated; extremely mild; ineffectual; namby-pamby; wishy-washy.
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How to use milk toast in a sentence
When Monona declared against bacon, it was Lulu who suggested milk toast and went to make it.Miss Lulu Bett | Zona Gale
Then eat slowly a little light food, such as milk-toast or very hot beef-tea.The Secret of a Happy Home (1896) | Marion Harland
Mary Grey trifled with her chicken-wing, tasted her milk-toast and sipped a little coffee.Victor's Triumph | Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
Ephraim drew up his chair, whimpering; but he fell to on the milk-toast with ardor, and his hand dropped from his side.Pembroke | Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
When Rebecca entered the house, her mother was standing over the stove, making milk-toast for supper.Pembroke | Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
British Dictionary definitions for milktoast
a variant spelling of milquetoast
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