chef's salad


: a meal-size salad that includes lettuce, tomatoes, hard-boiled eggs, and julienne strips of meat and cheese

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The bizarreness all revolves around Erika, of course, for whom acting friendly and pleasant to be around this season might as well be throwing a chef's salad at someone's head. Jodi Walker,, 30 Sep. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1934, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of chef's salad was in 1934

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“Chef's salad.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

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