What does leftover mean?

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ˈlɛftˌoʊ vərleft·over

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. leftover, remnant(adj)

    a small part or portion that remains after the main part no longer exists

  2. leftover, left over(p), left(p), odd, remaining, unexpended(adj)

    not used up

    "leftover meatloaf"; "she had a little money left over so she went to a movie"; "some odd dollars left"; "saved the remaining sandwiches for supper"; "unexpended provisions"


  1. leftover(n.)

    An unused part or portion; -- used especially of food remaining uneaten from a previous meal; as, to have leftovers for dinner.


  1. leftover(Noun)

    Something left behind; an excess or remainder.

  2. leftover(Adjective)

    Remaining; left behind; extra; in reserve.

    Do you want some of the leftover supplies from the event?

  3. leftover(Adjective)

    Remaining after a meal is complete or eaten for a later meal or snack.

    I have some leftover spaghetti in the fridge, so I don't plan to cook tonight.

  4. Origin: From left + over

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How to say leftover in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of leftover in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of leftover in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of leftover in a Sentence

  1. Troy Guard:

    I always use leftover chicken or turkey bones to make soup.

  2. Kerrie Dallman:

    School districts and public school supporters end up begging for the leftover money at the end of every legislative session.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    Disregard whatever that you've lost. Just regard the leftover. And most importantly, hopefully look forward to what is yet to come i.e. the best.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    Movie cast should be admired by the audience in the following sequence -Comedians, Villains, Supporting Actors and leftover admiration for the Lead Actor branded as Superstar.

  5. Brad Smith:

    You might want to think twice about waiting until the morning to do the dishes, insect pests such as flies, ants, and cockroaches are highly attracted to leftover food on dishes.

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