helping

Definitions of helping
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n an individual quantity of food or drink taken as part of a meal

“the helpings were all small”
Synonyms:
portion, serving
Types:
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drumstick
the lower joint of the leg of a fowl
second joint, thigh
the upper joint of the leg of a fowl
breast, white meat
meat carved from the breast of a fowl
wing
the wing of a fowl
medallion
a circular helping of food (especially a boneless cut of meat)
oyster
a small muscle on each side of the back of a fowl
parson's nose, pope's nose
the tail of a dressed fowl
piece, slice
a serving that has been cut from a larger portion
round, round of drinks
a serving to each of a group (usually alcoholic)
drink
a single serving of a beverage
libation
a serving (of wine) poured out in honor of a deity
turkey drumstick, turkey leg
the lower joint of the leg of a turkey
chicken drumstick, chicken leg
the lower joint of the leg of a chicken
turkey wing
the wing of a turkey
chicken wing
the wing of a chicken
cutlet, escallop, scallop, scollop
thin slice of meat (especially veal) usually fried or broiled
filet, fillet, fish filet, fish fillet
a longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish
chaser
a drink to follow immediately after another drink
draft, draught, potation, tipple
a serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg
pledge, toast
a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event
libation
(facetious) a serving of an alcoholic beverage
eye opener
an alcoholic drink intended to wake one up early in the morning
nightcap
an alcoholic drink taken at bedtime; often alcoholic
hair of the dog
an alcoholic drink supposed to cure a hangover
shandy, shandygaff
a drink made of beer and lemonade
stirrup cup
a farewell drink (especially one offered to a horseman ready to depart); usually alcoholic
sundowner
a drink taken at sundown
posset
sweet spiced hot milk curdled with ale or beer
sillabub, syllabub
spiced hot milk with rum or wine
sangaree, sangria
sweetened red wine and orange or lemon juice with soda water
whiskey neat, whisky neat
a drink consisting of whiskey without a mixer
whiskey on the rocks, whisky on the rocks
whiskey with ice
float, ice-cream float, ice-cream soda
a drink with ice cream floating in it
milk shake, milkshake, shake
frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream
frappe
liqueur poured over shaved ice
Type of:
small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity
an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude

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