Definition of Lazy Susan

1. Noun. A revolving tray placed on a dining table.

Exact synonyms: Turntable
Generic synonyms: Tray

Definition of Lazy Susan

1. Noun. A carousel for condiments, or for serving other foods, used to keep them within easy reach. Also, rotating shelves often installed in a corner kitchen cabinet to help utilize unused or inaccessible space. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lazy Susan

lazy 8
lazy 8s
lazy Susan (current term)
lazy daisy
lazy daisy stitch
lazy eight
lazy eights
lazy evaluation
lazy evaluations
lazy eye
lazy initialisation
lazy initialisations
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lazy leucocyte syndrome

Literary usage of Lazy Susan

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1. The Virginia Handbook by Blair Howard, Mary K. Burnham, Bill Burnham (2005)
"lazy Susan Dinner Theater offers outstanding food, an informal atmosphere and memorable theatrical performances, making it one of the most popular evening ..."

2. Household Engineering: Scientific Management in the Home by Christine Frederick, American School of Home Economics (1919)
"The so-called "lazy Susan" or servette finds favor with the homemaker who is her own maid. This is a revolving HOME-MADE WHEEL TRAY WHEEL TRAY ($10.00) ..."

3. How to Cook and why by Jessie A. Long, Elizabeth Condit (1914)
"The serviette, or "lazy Susan," is helpful in simplifying the serving. In olden days these were made of mahogany or some other wood, but the modern ..."

4. Rediscovering America: Exploring the Small Towns of Virginia & Maryland by William J. Burnham, Mary K. Burnham (2002)
"A man in a booth engages a lever and, much like a lazy Susan, the turntable platform with the engine perched on top revolves ever so slowly, ..."

5. Explorations Into the World of Lewis and Clark: 194 Essays from the Pages of by Robert A. Saindon (2003)
"In his dining room at the President's louse, a sort of lazy Susan of circular shelves could be rotated right through the wall, so that servants isolated in ..."

6. Adventure Guide China by Simon Foster (2008)
"Tables are usually circular, with a lazy Susan (rotating turntable) in the center of the table to liven things up! ..."

7. Falling from Heights by Chris F. Needham (2007)
"I remember climbing in onto the lazy Susan once, and getting so scared that I wouldn't be able to get back out that I never dared do it again. ..."

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