lazy Susan


lazy Su·​san -ˈsü-zᵊn How to pronounce lazy Susan (audio)
: a revolving tray used for serving food, condiments, or relishes

Examples of lazy Susan in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Glass Food Storage Containers Set, $30 4 of 5Courtesy of Amazon Lazy Susan Store bottles, oils, salts, and other condiments on this lazy Susan. Sarah Yang, Sunset Magazine, 4 Apr. 2023 The Kardashians star spins a lazy Susan full of at least a dozen hot sauce varieties and scans around the pantry, showing that other turn tables hold varieties of peanut butters, jams, maple syrups and more. Sabrina Weiss, Peoplemag, 17 May 2023 Organize them on an easy-to-see shelf or lazy Susan. Jessica Case, Outside Online, 20 Mar. 2023 The lazy Susan, now a staple atop big round tables at many Chinese American restaurants, dates back to 1954 in Chinatown. Janelle Bitker, San Francisco Chronicle, 16 Mar. 2021 Scenes straight from the storybook are depicted on tablecloths, dishware, the most charming lazy Susan, and more. Emerson Latham, Better Homes & Gardens, 29 Mar. 2023 This festive lazy Susan with a snowman at the center is perfect for holding snacks, dips and sweet treats. Abigail Abesamis Demarest, Forbes, 7 Dec. 2021 That way somebody could step through a time portal that works like a giant lazy Susan to help save a damsel who has been shot through the midsection, or to fight himself, or to be on both sides of a window that divides moving-forward from moving-backward. Kyle Smith, National Review, 1 Sep. 2020 Will pan handles stick out too far if cookware is stacked on a lazy Susan? Rachel Klein, Popular Mechanics, 5 Jan. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1912, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lazy Susan was in 1912

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“Lazy Susan.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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