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noun as in snack before meal


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Subtle and delicious, this wine is great by itself, but it also benefits from lighter seafood dishes or salty appetizers.

My initial inclination, partly to support struggling dining establishments, was to suggest she and like-minded customers opt instead for a light appetizer or two.

Embrace appetizersAt home, we usually reserve appetizers for holidays, but having a li’l somethin’ before the main meal is an easy way to upgrade any weeknight dinner.

The appetizers run good-to-great, but when I think about going back, it’s for charred cabbage layered with shaved pineapple.

Here, that swoon-worthy oreganata topping graduates from appetizer to main course as the highlight of a quick sheet-pan dinner.

We were barely into the appetizer when he asked a fairly basic question—where did my family live?

Picking at an appetizer veggie platter is a good option as well.

And that was just the appetizer portion of what was served up at CPAC.

A senior regime official warned several days ago: “What you are seeing is the appetizer: the main course is yet to come.”

And he can tell them this deal is a mere appetizer for the huge cuts to come in 2013, when Republicans occupy the White House.

"No, that would only serve as an appetizer," answered David.

Having worked all day and perhaps having walked home, the Parisian saves a half hour before dinner for his appetizer.

As an appetizer the toasted cheese on toasted bread was excellent, but the supper—if she had only let him get it.

In fact, no better appetizer to serve at the beginning of a meal can be found.

They are served either hot or cold as an appetizer or as a first course for lunch or dinner.

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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to appetizer, such as: antipasto, hors d'oeuvre, dip, spread, taste, and tidbit.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.