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short–order

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adjective \ˈshȯrt-ˌȯr-dər, -ˈȯr-\

Simple Definition of short–order

  • : making or serving food that can be cooked quickly when a customer orders it

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of short–order

  1. :  preparing or serving food that can be cooked quickly to a customer's order <a short–order cook>

1920

First Known Use of short–order

1920


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