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soup plate

noun

  1. a deep, concave plate used especially for serving soup.


soup plate

noun

  1. a deep plate with a wide rim, used esp for drinking soup


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Word History and Origins

Origin of soup plate1

First recorded in 1820–30

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Example Sentences

They put him into the chair which he always occupied at dinner, in front of his empty soup plate.

Beneath a woollen hood, her dark hair hung cut round in soup-plate fashion like a page's.

In passing the soup do not use a tray, but put the soup-plate down in front of each guest, from the right.

For soups of this kind, the flat soup plate, like that shown in Fig. 4, is found preferable.

When soup is served in a soup plate, a dessert spoon is used, as will be observed in Fig. 4.

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