HyperDic: helping

English > 1 sense of the word helping:
NOUNfoodhelping, portion, servingan individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal
helping > pronunciation
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > helping: 1 sense > noun 1, food
MeaningAn individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal.
Example"the helpings were all small"
Synonymsportion, serving
Part ofmeal, repastThe food served and eaten at one time
Partstaste, mouthfulA small amount eaten or drunk
Narrowerbreast, white meatmeat carved from the breast of a fowl
drinkA single serving of a beverage
drumstickThe lower joint of the leg of a fowl
libationA serving (of wine) poured out in honor of a deity
medallionA circular helping of food (especially a boneless cut of meat)
oysterA small muscle on each side of the back of a fowl
parson's nose, pope's noseThe tail of a dressed fowl
piece, sliceA serving that has been cut from a larger portion
round, round of drinksA serving to each of a group (usually alcoholic)
second joint, thighThe upper joint of the leg of a fowl
wingThe wing of a fowl
Broadersmall indefinite quantity, small indefinite amountAn indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
Spanishporción, ración
Verbshelphelp to some food

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