cold cuts

plural noun

Definition of cold cuts

: sliced assorted cold cooked meats

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By evening’s end, the plates of cold cuts, sandwiches and desserts were empty. Beth Harris And Lynn Elber, The Seattle Times, "Off-camera at the Globes with Roberts, Ali, Theron," 7 Jan. 2019 The protein source is available in many affordable forms at the supermarket—take canned, rotisserie, cold cut, whole, or frozen chicken, for example. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "14 Chicken Dinners That Cost Less Than $2 to Make," 1 Oct. 2018 This gargantuan sandwich originated in New Orleans and consists of a trifecta of cold cuts, layered with a delicious tapenade and packed into a loaf that's bigger than your head. Gabriella Vigoreaux, Good Housekeeping, "The Only Sandwich You Need on Game Day," 25 Oct. 2015 An experienced canine caretaker, Lippert has been able to get Valor to come out of his shell with a little help from a large supply of cold cuts. Kelli Bender,, "Dog Survives Botched Euthanasia, Wakes Up Abandoned and Blind," 15 June 2018 Mexico’s Economy Ministry is targeting lamps, berries, grapes, apples, cold cuts, pork chops and cheese products, among other goods the U.S. produces and sends there. Michael Wursthorn, WSJ, "Tariffs Further Pinch Consumer-Staple Stocks," 13 June 2018 Chapman, who left in 2013, recalled earlier this week that cold cuts were served at the first such session and that eventually local restaurants came into play. Steven Goode, Courant Community, "Bloomfield Official Calls For Apology, End To Pricey Council Meals," 25 May 2018 The buffet spread was modest but the staff, wearing sporty white outfits, brought a small feast to my table: a bread basket, a tray with cold cuts, cheese and tomato in olive oil, and another with butter, soft cheese and Nutella. Anja Mutic, New York Times, "On Croatia’s Coast, Stunning Pools and a Mediterranean Mood," 5 May 2018 There were cold cuts and sushi on a table but few people ate. New York Times, "No Need to Flash-Forward to 2021: Mayoral Hopefuls Already Engaged," 24 Apr. 2018

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1855, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of cold cuts

chiefly US : cold cooked meats (such as turkey, roast beef, or ham) that have been cut into thin slices

cold cuts

noun plural

Kids Definition of cold cuts

: slices of cold cooked meats

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grandiloquent, ostentatious, or bombastic

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