toast

PRIMARY MEANINGS OF: toast

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nv
slices of bread that have been toasted
make brown and crisp by heating
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nv
a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event
propose a toast to
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n
a person in desperate straits; someone doomed
FULL DEFINITIONS OF: toast
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n slices of bread that have been toasted

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cinnamon toast
buttered toast with sugar and cinnamon (and nutmeg and grated lemon peel)
orange toast
buttered toast with sugar and grated orange rind and a little orange juice
Melba toast
very thin crisp brown toast
Brussels biscuit, rusk, twice-baked bread, zwieback
slice of sweet raised bread baked again until it is brown and hard and crisp
Type of:
bread, breadstuff, staff of life
food made from dough of flour or meal and usually raised with yeast or baking powder and then baked

v make brown and crisp by heating

toast bread”
Synonyms:
crisp, crispen
Type of:
heat, heat up
make hot or hotter
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n a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event

Synonyms:
pledge
Type of:
drink
a single serving of a beverage

n a celebrity who receives much acclaim and attention

“he was the toast of the town”
Type of:
celebrity, famous person
a widely known person

v propose a toast to

“Let us toast the birthday girl!”
Synonyms:
drink, pledge, salute, wassail
Types:
give
propose
Type of:
honor, honour, reward
bestow honor or rewards upon
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n a person in desperate straits; someone doomed

“one mistake and you're toast
Synonyms:
goner
Type of:
desperate
a person who is frightened and in need of help
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