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main meal
 
the course of meal that you usually have second, after starters
 
lunch
 
a light meal usually eaten around midday, notably not as the main meal of the day
 
have lunch
 
 
dinner
 
the main meal of the day, often eaten in the evening
 
have dinner
 
 
pizza
 
a baked Italian dish of a thinly rolled bread dough crust (or a thick dough) typically topped with tomato sauce, cheese and other ingredients
 
burger
 
short for hamburger; meat and salad and other vegetables served on a bun
 
pasta
 
pieces of dough made from wheat and water sometimes mixed with egg, comes in a variety of shapes
 
meat
 
the flesh of an animal used as food
 
vegetable
 
any part of a plant that you eat
 
potato
 
a yellow, round plant tuber eaten as a vegetable
 
jacket potato
 
a baked potato
 
chips
 
french fried potatoes
 
crisps
 
a snack made from thin slices of deep-fried potato
 
fish
 
a cold-blooded vertebrate animal that lives in the water, for example a salmon
 
chicken
 
the meat from a domestic fowl eaten as food
 
dish
 
a specific type of prepared food
 
hunger
 
a need or compelling desire of food
 
hungry
 
desirous of food; having a physical need for food
 
delicious
 
pleasing to taste
 
lamb
 
the flesh of a young sheep, of up to one year of age
 
beef
 
the meat from a cow, bull or other bovine
 
roast beef
 
beef cooked by roasting
 
pork
 
the meat of a pig
 
 
    • main meal, main meals(noun)
    • Definition:
      • the course of meal that you usually have second, after starters
    • Example:
      • The main meal will be pork and potatoes.
    • lunch[lʌnʧ](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a light meal usually eaten around midday, notably not as the main meal of the day
    • Example:
      • After the funeral there was a lunch for those who didn't go to the cemetery.
      • Synonym(s):
        luncheon
    • have lunch(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • The kids want to have lunch early so that they can play outside afterwards.
    • dinner, dinners[ˈdɪnə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the main meal of the day, often eaten in the evening
    • Example:
      • What would you like for dinner tonight?
      • Synonym(s):
        supper
    • have dinner(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • We'll have dinner at 7 pm sharp.
  • pizza
    • pizza, pizzas[piːtsə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a baked Italian dish of a thinly rolled bread dough crust (or a thick dough) typically topped with tomato sauce, cheese and other ingredients
    • Example:
      • Let's order pizza!
  • burger
    • burger, burgers[ˈbərgər](noun)
    • Definition:
      • short for hamburger; meat and salad and other vegetables served on a bun
    • Example:
      • Do you want a veggie burger?
  • pasta
    • pasta[ˈpɑːstə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • pieces of dough made from wheat and water sometimes mixed with egg, comes in a variety of shapes
    • Example:
      • I love pasta with tomato sauce!
  • meat
    • meat[miːt](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the flesh of an animal used as food
    • Example:
      • Vegetarians don't eat meat.
      • Homophone(s):
        meet, mete
  • vegetable
    • vegetable, vegetabels[ˈvedʒtəbl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • any part of a plant that you eat
    • Example:
      • A tomato is a vegetable.
  • potato
    • potato, potatoes[pəˈteɪtəʊ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a yellow, round plant tuber eaten as a vegetable
    • Example:
      • Chips are made out of potatoes.
  • jacket potato
    • jacket potato, jacket potatoes(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a baked potato
    • Example:
      • Would you like jacket potatoes with your steak?
  • chips
    • chips[tʃɪps](noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • french fried potatoes
    • Example:
      • Fish and chips are a popular dish.
      • Synonym(s):
        french fries (AE)
  • crisps
    • crisps[crɪsps](noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • a snack made from thin slices of deep-fried potato
    • Example:
      • I'll bring some crisps tonight for the movie.
      • Synonym(s):
        potato chips (AE)
  • fish
    • fish, fish[ˈfɪʃ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a cold-blooded vertebrate animal that lives in the water, for example a salmon
    • Example:
      • We have many fish in our aquarium.
  • chicken
    • chicken, chickens['tʃɪk.ɪn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the meat from a domestic fowl eaten as food
    • Example:
      • Sean wants chicken on his sandwich, not beef.
    • dish, dishes[dɪʃ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a specific type of prepared food
    • Example:
      • The restaurant also serves vegetable dishes.
    • hunger[hʌŋɡə(r)](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a need or compelling desire of food
    • Example:
      • Hunger is killing me!
    • hungry[ˈhʌŋ.ɡɹiː](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • desirous of food; having a physical need for food
    • Example:
      • Are you hungry? We still have some leftovers.
    • delicious[də'lɪʃəs](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • pleasing to taste
    • Example:
      • The wine tastes delicious!
      • Synonym(s):
        tasty
  • lamb
    • lamb, lambs[læm](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the flesh of a young sheep, of up to one year of age
    • Example:
      • Michael has never eaten lamb before.
  • beef
    • beef, beeves[biːf](noun)
    • Definition:
      • the meat from a cow, bull or other bovine
    • Example:
      • I hate eating beef.
  • roast beef
    • roast beef, roast beeves(noun)
    • Definition:
      • beef cooked by roasting
    • Example:
      • They'll have roast beef at the dinner party.
  • pork
    • pork[pɔːk](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the meat of a pig
    • Example:
      • The woman learned a new recipe to cook pork.
 

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lunch
dinner
pizza
burger
pasta
meat
vegetable
potato
chips
crisps
fish
chicken
dish
hunger
hungry
delicious
lamb
beef
pork
 
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        fish
        fish
        lamb
        lamb
        jacket potato
        jacket potato
        crisps
        crisps
        burger
        burger
        pasta
        pasta
        chicken
        chicken
        chips
        chips
        meat
        meat
        roast beef
        roast beef
        potato
        potatoe
         
         
         

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        chips
        french fried potatoes
        meat
        the flesh of an animal used as food
        chicken
        the meat from a domestic fowl eaten as food
        dinner
        the main meal of the day, often eaten in the evening
        vegetable
        any part of a plant that you eat
        hungry
        desirous of food; having a physical need for food
        crisps
        a snack made from thin slices of deep-fried potato
        hunger
        a need or compelling desire of food
        jacket potato
        a baked potato
        fish
        a cold-blooded vertebrate animal that lives in the water, for example a salmon
        pizza
        a baked Italian dish of a thinly rolled bread dough crust (or a thick dough) typically topped with tomato sauce, cheese and other ingredients
        roast beef
        beef cooked by roasting
        dish
        a specific type of prepared food
        pork
        the meat of a pig
        have dinner
         
         
         

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        pork
        the meat of a pig
        meat
        the flesh of an animal used as food
        crisps
        a snack made from thin slices of deep-fried potato
        beef
        the meat from a cow, bull or other bovine
        pizza
        a baked Italian dish of a thinly rolled bread dough crust (or a thick dough) typically topped with tomato sauce, cheese and other ingredients
        pasta
        pieces of dough made from wheat and water sometimes mixed with egg, comes in a variety of shapes
        roast beef
        beef cooked by roasting
        jacket potato
        a baked potato
        vegetables
        any part of a plant that you eat
         
         
         
         

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