Definition of platter
platterfulplay \-ˌfu̇l\ noun
- can have the presidency on a platter
- —Jonathan Daniels
large platters of hot turkey and ham
The chicken platter comes with fries and coleslaw.
She ordered the seafood platter.
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First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
: a large plate that is used for serving food and especially meat
: the food that is served on a platter
: a meal in a restaurant that has a particular type of food
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