side dish
noun Date: 1706 a food served separately along with the main course

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  • side dish — side dishes N COUNT A side dish is an amount of a particular food that is served at the same time as the main dish. These mushrooms would make a delicious side dish to serve with grilled chicken …   English dictionary

  • Side dish — Side Side, a. 1. Of or pertaining to a side, or the sides; being on the side, or toward the side; lateral. [1913 Webster] One mighty squadron with a side wind sped. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, indirect; oblique; collateral; incidental; as, a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • side dish — side ,dish noun count an amount of food served at the same time as the MAIN COURSE of a meal but on a separate plate a. a plate on which a side dish is served …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • side dish — side′ dish n. coo a portion of food that accompanies the main course, usu. served in a separate dish • Etymology: 1715–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • side dish — n. any food served along with the main course, usually in a separate dish …   English World dictionary

  • side dish — n a small amount of food such as a vegetable that you eat with a main meal …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • side dish — noun a dish that is served with, but is subordinate to, a main course • Syn: ↑side order, ↑entremets • Hypernyms: ↑dish • Hyponyms: ↑mushy peas, ↑raita • Pa …   Useful english dictionary

  • side dish — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms side dish : singular side dish plural side dishes a) an amount of food served at the same time as the main course of a meal but on a separate plate b) a plate on which a side dish is served …   English dictionary

  • side dish — noun A serving of food meant as an accompanying dish. She has mashed potatoes as a side dish every day for lunch. Syn: side, side order …   Wiktionary

  • side dish — /ˈsaɪd dɪʃ/ (say suyd dish) noun a dish served in addition to the principal dish of a course …   Australian English dictionary

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