buffet

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1 buffet /bəˈfeɪ/ Brit /ˈbʊˌfeɪ/ noun
plural buffets
1 buffet
/bəˈfeɪ/ Brit /ˈbʊˌfeɪ/
noun
plural buffets
Learner's definition of BUFFET
[count]
: a meal for which different foods are placed on a table so that people can serve themselves
often used before another noun
chiefly British : a place in a train, a bus station, etc., where people can buy food and drinks see also buffet car
chiefly US : a piece of furniture that is used in a dining room for holding dishes, silverware, etc. : sideboard
2 buffet /ˈbʌfət/ verb
buffets; buffeted; buffeting
2 buffet
/ˈbʌfət/
verb
buffets; buffeted; buffeting
Learner's definition of BUFFET
[+ object]
: to hit (something) with great force many times
often used as (be) buffeted
often used figuratively
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