Word forms: (regular plural) appetizers
nounRelated wordsCompare appetizer with entrée, which is the main course, or sometimes a dish before the main course, and dessert, which is the sweet food that you eat at the end of a meal. ( Hospitality (hotel) : Food and drink , dining )
An appetizer is the first course of a meal. It consists of a small amount of food.
Dinner will include an appetizer with an entrée and dessert.
He ordered the pasta appetizer then the chicken entrée.
Consider ordering a number of appetizers, then sharing an entrée.
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