Definition of Smorgasbord

1. Noun. A collection containing a variety of sorts of things. "A veritable smorgasbord of religions"




2. Noun. An assortment of foods starting with herring or smoked eel or salmon etc with bread and butter; then cheeses and eggs and pickled vegetables and aspics; finally hot foods; served as a buffet meal.
Generic synonyms: Buffet
Geographical relationships: Scandinavia

Definition of Smorgasbord

1. Noun. A buffet. ¹

2. Noun. (figuratively) a collection of various things ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Smorgasbord

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Smorgasbord

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smorgasbord (current term)
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Literary usage of Smorgasbord

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1. The Leisure Hour edited by William Haig Miller, James Macaulay, William Stevens (1882)
"... and, in fact, of everything that was pu t" u pon a smorgasbord, with the exception of ... smorgasbord ..."

2. The Urban Condition: Space, Community, and Self in the Contemporary Metropolis by Ghent Urban Studies Team (1999)
"The smorgasbord of Lifestyles Since the socioeconomic system underlying the modern and postmodern Western metropolis sets great store by competition and ..."

3. Adventure Guide Sweden by Elisabet Olesen (2005)
"smorgasbord smorgasbord Grands Veranda, Grand Hotel, Strömkajen, B1 08-679-3500. A magnificent smorgasbord is served daily at lunch and at dinnertime from ..."

4. Adventure Guide Scandinavia by Henrik Berezin (2006)
"smorgasbord, ie, buffet, is a Swedish word commonly used in the English ... A typical Swedish smorgasbord consists of many different types of food such as ..."

5. The Gourmet's Guide to Europe by Newnham-Davis (Nathaniel) (1908)
"It was explained to me that the distances in the country being very great, some guests would arrive early, some late, and the smorgasbord table bridged over ..."

6. Beverages, Past and Present: An Historical Sketch of Their Production by Edward Randolph Emerson (1908)
"Usually in summer the smorgasbord contains salt, graf lax, raw or smoked salmon; radiser, radishes; ost, cheese of various kinds shaved very thin and eaten ..."

7. Beverages, Past and Present: An Historical Sketch of Their Production by Edward Randolph Emerson (1908)
"Usually in summer the smorgasbord contains salt, graf lax, raw or smoked salmon; radiser, radishes; ost, cheese of various kinds shaved very thin and eaten ..."

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