TV dinner
noun Etymology: from its saving the television viewer from having to interrupt viewing to prepare and serve a meal Date: 1954 a quick-frozen packaged dinner (as of meat, potatoes, and a vegetable) that requires only heating before it is served

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  • TV dinner — ☆ TV dinner n. [because it can conveniently be eaten while viewing television] a frozen, precooked dinner packaged in a compartmented tray for heating and serving …   English World dictionary

  • TV dinner — TV dinners N COUNT A TV dinner is a complete meal that is sold in a single container. It can be heated up quickly and eaten from the container it is cooked in …   English dictionary

  • TV dinner — n a meal that is sold already prepared, so that you just need to heat it before eating …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • TV dinner — noun count a prepared meal that you buy in a container. You heat it and eat it still from the container …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • TV dinner — Un TV Dinner type des années 1950. Ce genre de repas était commun jusqu au début des années 1980. En Amérique du Nord, un TV Dinner (« diner TV », également appelé diner congelé, micro repas, repas congelé) est un repas préemballé,… …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • TV dinner — noun a meal that is prepared in advance and frozen; can be heated and served • Hypernyms: ↑convenience food * * * noun, pl ⋯ ners [count] : a cooked meal that is frozen and packaged and that needs only to be heated before it is eaten * * * ˌTV… …   Useful english dictionary

  • TV dinner — noun A prepackaged meal purchased frozen and heated at home. Syn: frozen dinner, microwave meal, ready meal …   Wiktionary

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