cold cuts

plural noun

: sliced assorted cold cooked meats

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Nguyen is an expert in bánh mì and makes all of her pork cold cuts in-house. Emily Wilson, Bon Appétit, 14 Sep. 2022 Kraft warned retailers about a major outage of deli-fresh turkey cold cuts and spot cuts of items such as Oscar Mayer bologna. Jesse Newman, WSJ, 26 Aug. 2022 At campgrounds, visitors are choosing cold cuts instead of hot sausages, propane grills instead of skillets and cold brew instead of steaming coffee. Nick Mott, Washington Post, 18 Sep. 2022 The band required similar, but the male members asked for assorted cold cuts (again, no pork) and sandwich stuff, including Louisiana hot sauce. Rory Appleton, The Indianapolis Star, 9 Sep. 2022 Beyond chè, Duc Phuong turns out a mean banh mi sandwich with Vietnamese cold cuts that will only set you back $4.50. Dan Q. Dao, Chron, 6 Sep. 2022 The unnamed worker at Consorcio Industrial de Alimentos (Cial), which makes cold cuts, normally received a paycheck of roughly 500,000 Chilean pesos (about $555) direct deposited to his account. Chris Morris, Fortune, 28 June 2022 Daniil was serving David soup and cold cuts the color of wet hay. Nathan Heller, The New Yorker, 25 July 2022 On Monday, the Guilty Party actress, 48, shared an Instagram video of herself feeding cold cuts to a small fox in what appears to be a garden. Amethyst Tate,, 19 July 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1855, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cold cuts was in 1855

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Cite this Entry

“Cold cuts.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

Kids Definition

cold cuts

noun plural
: sliced cold cooked meats

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