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



BrE BrE//ˈhelpɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhelpɪŋ//
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helping (of something) an amount of food given to somebody at a meal synonym serving a small/generous helping We all had a second helping of pie.Extra examples The steak came with a healthy helping of fries. a generous helping of potatoes He asked for an extra helping. Would you like another helping of mashed potatoes?
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: helping