lazy Susan

noun lazy Su·san \ -ˈsü-zᵊn \

Definition of lazy Susan

: a revolving tray used for serving food, condiments, or relishes

First Known Use of lazy susan

1912

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LAZY SUSAN Defined for English Language Learners

lazy Susan

Definition of lazy Susan for English Language Learners

  • : a round tray that can be turned and that is used for serving food at a table


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