open sandwich

  1. a sandwich served on only one slice of bread, without a covering slice.

Origin of open sandwich

First recorded in 1945–50

Words Nearby open sandwich Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use open sandwich in a sentence

  • He took up the glass and tossed the chilled spirits back over his palate, grunted and stuffed the open sandwich into his mouth.

    Expediter | Dallas McCord Reynolds
  • Ate an open sandwich here, some crabmeat salad there, a sausage and another glass of Pilsen somewhere else again.

    Freedom | Dallas McCord Reynolds

British Dictionary definitions for open sandwich

open sandwich

  1. a slice of bread covered with a spread or filling but without a top

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