Beverage vs Leftovers - What's the difference?

beverage | leftovers |


As nouns the difference between beverage and leftovers

is that beverage is a liquid to consume, usually excluding water; a drink this may include tea, coffee, liquor, beer, milk, juice, or soft drinks while leftovers is .

beverage

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A liquid to consume, usually excluding water; a drink. This may include tea, coffee, liquor, beer, milk, juice, or soft drinks.
  • * Thomson
  • He knew no beverage but the flowing stream.
  • (slang, archaic) A treat, or drink money.
  • Usage notes

    More elevated than plainer (m). Beverage is of French origin, while is of Old English origin, and this stylistic difference by origin is common; see (list of English words with dual French and Anglo-Saxon variations).

    Synonyms

    * (l)

    Hyponyms

    * See also

    See also

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    leftovers

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia leftovers)
  • English plurals
  • Food remaining after a meal; excess food eaten later.
  • I had leftovers from yesterday for dinner tonight.

    See also

    * doggy bag * goody bag * left over * left-over * leftover