finger food

noun

Definition of finger food

: a food that is to be held with the fingers for eating

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First Known Use of finger food

1893


FINGER FOOD Defined for English Language Learners

finger food

noun

Definition of finger food for English Language Learners

  • : a piece of food that is meant to be picked up with the fingers and eaten


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