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leftover

noun

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1 an unused or unwanted piece or item typically of small size or value
  • that doormat is just a leftover from when the new carpet was installed

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2 leftovers plural a remaining group or portion
  • take as many of these calendars as you want, and put the leftovers back on the shelf

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leftover

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of leftover (Entry 2 of 2)

still existing or present after other parts are used or removed
  • This recipe is a great way to use up leftover rice.

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The first known use of leftover was in 1864

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“Leftover.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/leftover. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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