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greasy spoon

noun

: a small and cheap restaurant

Full Definition of GREASY SPOON

:  a dingy small cheap restaurant

Examples of GREASY SPOON

  1. We ate at some greasy spoon near the bus station.

First Known Use of GREASY SPOON

1902

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