smorgasbord
[ smawr-guhs-bawrd ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
early 1900s; Swedish from smörgås "(slice of) bread and butter" (from smör "butter" + gås "goose, lump of butter") + bord "table."
Synonyms
    1.
  • buffet
    2.
  • array assortment choice collection medley
Antonyms
    1.
  • unavailable
    2.
  • unavailable
Definition
1. a buffet meal of various hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, salads, casserole dishes, meats, cheeses, etc.
2. an extensive array or variety
Examples
1. A) The restaurant is basically a smorgasbord of different kinds of french fries, which has naturally made it popular. B) For dinner, I have prepared a smorgasbord of sandwich materials so help yourself!
2. A) Looking at a smorgasbord of class options, I struggled with what to take. B) The job offers a smorgasbord of benefits, including dental coverage.
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