potluck for learners of American EnglishPowered by COBUILD (pɒtlʌk)
Word forms: potlucks
countable noun [oft N n]
A potluck is a meal that consists of food brought by the people who come to the meal, or a meal that consists of whatever food happens to be available without specialpreparation. [US] ⇒ The event will kick off with a potluck. ⇒ If they drop by, I'll make a potluck supper.