Definition of smorgasbord noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsmɔːɡəsbɔːd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsmɔːrɡəsbɔːrd//
[uncountable, singular] (from Swedish)
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a meal at which you serve yourself from a large range of hot and cold dishes Word OriginSwedish, from smörgås ‘(slice of) bread and butter’ (from smör ‘butter’ + gås ‘goose, lump of butter’) + bord ‘table’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: smorgasbord