Definition of leftover noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    leftover

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈlɛftˌoʊvər//
     
     
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  1. 1[usually plural] food that has not been eaten at the end of a meal
  2. 2an object, a custom, or a way of behaving that remains from an earlier time synonym relic He's a leftover from the hippies in the 1960s.
leftoveradjective[only before noun]
 
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synonym surplus Use any leftover turkey to make soup.