HyperDic: buffet

English > 5 senses of the word buffet:
VERBcontactbuffet, knock about, batterstrike against forcefully
contactbuffet, buffstrike, beat repeatedly
NOUNartifactbuffet, counter, sideboarda piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room
foodbuffeta meal set out on a buffet at which guests / guests help themselves
artifactbuffet, snack bar, snack counterusually inexpensive bar
buffet > pronunciation
Soundsbahfey'; bah'faht
Rhymescafe ... fey: 5 rhymes with fey...
abbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > buffet: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers.
Synonymscounter, sideboard
Part ofdining room, dining-roomA room used for dining
PartsdrawerA boxlike container in a piece of furniture
shelfA support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects
Narrowercredenza, credenceA kind of sideboard or buffet
minibar, cellaretsideboard with compartments for holding bottles
Broaderfurniture, piece of furniture, article of furniturefurnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy
Spanishaparador, bufet
Catalanaparador, bufet, patilla
English > buffet: 5 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningA meal set out on a buffet at which guests / guests help themselves.
NarrowersmorgasbordAn assortment of foods starting with herring or smoked eel or salmon etc with bread and butter
Broadermeal, repastThe food served and eaten at one time
Spanishbufé, bufet libre, bufet, buffet
Catalanbufet lliure, bufet
English > buffet: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningusually inexpensive bar.
Synonymssnack bar, snack counter
NarrowercommissaryA snack bar in a film studio
milk barsnack bar that sells milk drinks and light refreshments (such as ice cream)
BroaderbarA counter where you can obtain food or drink
Spanishbar, bufé, cafetería, self-service
English > buffet: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningstrike against forcefully.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"Winds buffeted the tent"
Synonymsknock about, batter
Broaderstrikedeliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon
Spanishapalear, batir a golpes, golpear, maltratar, zangolotear, zarandear
Catalancopejar fort, copejar
English > buffet: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningstrike, beat repeatedly.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"The wind buffeted him"
BroaderhitDeal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

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