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Definition 1: a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for buffet in the sense of this definition

(buffet is a kind of ...) furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy

"they had too much furniture for the small apartment" "there was only one piece of furniture in the room"

(... is a kind of buffet ) a kind of sideboard or buffet

(... is a kind of buffet ) sideboard with compartments for holding bottles

(buffet is a part of ...) a boxlike container in a piece of furniture; made so as to slide in and out

(buffet is a part of ...) a support that consists of a horizontal surface for holding objects

(... is part of buffet) a room used for dining

Definition 2: usually inexpensive bar - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for buffet in the sense of this definition

(buffet is a kind of ...) a counter where you can obtain food or drink

"he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar"

(... is a kind of buffet ) a snack bar in a film studio

(... is a kind of buffet ) snack bar that sells milk drinks and light refreshments (such as ice cream)

Definition 3: a meal set out on a buffet at which guests help themselves - [noun denoting food]

(buffet is a kind of ...) the food served and eaten at one time

(... is a kind of buffet ) 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

Definition 4: strike against forcefully - [verb of contact]

Samples where buffet or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Winds buffeted the tent

Synonyms for buffet in the sense of this definition

(buffet is a kind of ...) deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon

"The teacher struck the child" "the opponent refused to strike" "The boxer struck the attacker dead"

Definition 5: strike, beat repeatedly - [verb of contact]

Samples where buffet or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The wind buffeted him

Synonyms for buffet in the sense of this definition

(buffet is a kind of ...) deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument

"He hit her hard in the face"

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