This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word potluck
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whatever happens to be available especially when offered to an unexpected guest or when brought by guests and shared by all
"having arrived unannounced we had to take potluck"; "a potluck supper"
Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)
whatever may chance to be in the pot, or may be provided for a meal
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A potluck is a gathering of people where each person or group of people may contribute a dish of food prepared by the person or the group of people, to be shared among the group. Synonyms include: potluck dinner, spread, Jacob's join, Jacob's supper, faith supper, covered dish supper, dish party, bring and share, shared lunch, pitch-in, carry-in, bring-a-plate, dish-to-pass, fuddle. It is also referred to as a smorgasbord or potlatch.
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