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Meaning of "potluck dinner" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF POTLUCK DINNER

potluck dinner  [ˌpɒtˈlʌk ˈdɪnə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF POTLUCK DINNER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Potluck dinner is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES POTLUCK DINNER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

potluck dinner

Potluck

A potluck is a gathering of people where each person or group of people contribute a dish of food prepared by the person or the group of people, to be shared among the larger gathered group. Synonyms include: potluck dinner, spread, Jacob's join, Jacob's supper, faith supper, covered dish supper, dish party, bring and share, shared lunch, pitch-in, carry-in, swapayobruncha, bring-a-plate, dish-to-pass. It is also referred to as a smorgasbord or potlatch.

Definition of potluck dinner in the English dictionary

The definition of potluck dinner in the dictionary is a meal consisting of whatever food happens to be available without special preparation.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH POTLUCK DINNER


ana
ˈeɪnə
Carolina
ˌkærəˈlaɪnə
china
ˈtʃaɪnə
container
kənˈteɪnə
cordiner
ˈkɔːdɪnə
Dana
ˈdeɪnə
designer
dɪˈzaɪnə
dinna
ˈdɪnə
dinner
ˈdɪnə
Freightliner
ˈfreɪtˌlaɪnə
inner
ˈɪnə
Jayawardene
ˌdʒeɪəˈwɑːdɪnə
Kitchener
ˈkɪtʃɪnə
minor
ˈmaɪnə
molendinar
mɒˈlɛndɪnə
predinner
priːˈdɪnə
rana
ˈreɪnə
spinner
ˈspɪnə
trainer
ˈtreɪnə
winner
ˈwɪnə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE POTLUCK DINNER

pothunting
potiche
potichomania
potin
potion
Potiphar
potjie
potlatch
potlike
potline
potman
potmen
Potomac
potometer
potoroo
potpie
potpourri
Potsdam
potshard
potsherd

WORDS THAT END LIKE POTLUCK DINNER

a dog´s dinner
award-winner
banner
beginner
breadwinner
candlelight dinner
Christmas dinner
do like a dinner
finner
ginner
grinner
like a dog´s dinner
medal-winner
money-spinner
pinner
prizewinner
salad spinner
sinner
skinner
thinner
TV dinner

Synonyms and antonyms of potluck dinner in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «potluck dinner» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF POTLUCK DINNER

Find out the translation of potluck dinner to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of potluck dinner from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «potluck dinner» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

晚餐便饭
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cena compartida
570 millions of speakers

English

potluck dinner
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

potluck रात का खाना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

العشاء حواضر البيت
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Potluck ужин
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

jantar social
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আহার ডিনার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

repas-partage
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Makan malam potluck
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

potluck
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

持ち寄り夕食会
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

파트 락 저녁 식사
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mangan nedha bengi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bữa ăn tối potluck
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பட்லக் டின்னர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पोटॅक डिनर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Potluck akşam yemeği
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cena alla buona
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

potluck obiad
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Potluck вечерю
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cina potluck
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φαγοπότι δείπνο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

pot schaft ete
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

knytkalas
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

potluck middag
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of potluck dinner

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «POTLUCK DINNER»

The term «potluck dinner» is quite widely used and occupies the 51.031 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «POTLUCK DINNER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about potluck dinner

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «POTLUCK DINNER»

Discover the use of potluck dinner in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to potluck dinner and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Everything Potluck Cookbook
With this book, cooking for the perfect potluck party has never been easier!
Linda Larsen, 2009
2
Academic Writing, third edition: Writing and Reading Across ...
Here, for example, in an ethnographic account of a social group typified as RVers , the commonsense term potluck dinner is transformed into the "uncommonsense " abstraction ritual food-sharing. Among RVers the most common food-sharing ...
Janet Giltrow, 2002
3
The Potluck Dinner That Went Astray: And Other Tales of ...
These lighthearted stories show us how mysterious and wonderful life is when fate and God take hand.
Bob Reed, 1996
4
飲食英語Follow Me
We'll go to the potluck dinner tonight. TO • S< (abundant) We will go to the potluck dinner tonight. to attend the potluck dinner * She is preparing her contributions for the potluck. Mike brings smoked beef to the potluck dinner. Mike to bring ^^Jl5 ...
尹裕, 2006
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The Potluck Club Cookbook: Easy Recipes to Enjoy with Family ...
You can also give this recipe book as a gift to all your friends, then host a potluck dinner with a menu from this recipe collection. What yummy fun! • Snack Potluck —Great for almost any social occasion like sporting events or craft get-togethers.
Linda Evans Shepherd, Eva Marie Everson, 2009
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Performing Action
In these respects the potluck dinner party is distinguished from the large party as well as from the smaller formal dinner. The very existence of the buffet table provides a distinctive focus unlike the large cocktail party or after-dinner event.
Joseph R. Gusfield
7
199 Fun and Effective Fundraising Events for Nonprofit ...
Invite your organization's members to share their favorite recipes while raising funds during a potluck dinner. Estimated Cost OVERVIEW: Potluck Dinner 1 2 3 4 5 Obtaining Sponsors/ Donations Finding a Venue Recruiting Volunteers ...
Justina Walford, Eileen Figure Sandlin, Richard Helweg, 2010
8
Dinner at Your Door: Tips and Recipes for Starting a ...
Rotating Happy Hour: Instead of making deliveries, have everyone come to your house early for a happy hour, then leave with their dinners. Quarterly Potluck: Someone hosts a casual potluck dinner — or even easier, an after-dinner potluck  ...
Alex Davis, Diana Ellis, Andy Remeis, 2008
9
Finger Foods and Party Tips for Home Entertaining: Come for ...
With careful planning, a potluck dinner can be a virtually stress-free approach to entertaining. By limiting the amount of personal food prep, you free yourself to focus on the fun stuơ: table settings, ...With careful planning, a potluck dinner can  ...
Jeannette Sabo, 2012
10
Kitchen Hints from Heloise: More Than 1,527 Time-saving, ...
Mail them to Hints from Heloise, P.O. Box 795000, San Antonio, TX 78279, or Fax to 1-210-HELOISE. POTLUCK PARTIES You can have a potluck dinner or party for just about any occasion. Here are a few hints to make it easy to organize and  ...
Heloise, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «POTLUCK DINNER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term potluck dinner is used in the context of the following news items.
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Beloved Community dinner set for Sunday
The sixth Beloved Community Potluck Dinner will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Center for Black Studies, 621 W. Lincoln ... «DeKalb Daily Chronicle, Jul 15»
2
Christian bikers work hard to rev up new ministry this fall
Bible study will be held each Sunday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. On the last Sunday of each month a potluck dinner will follow the study. “Biker groups ... «Carthage Press, Jul 15»
3
Morgan family celebrates 101 years of reunions
Before the potluck dinner, Betty Morgan made sure to clean and place a bouquet of purple mums at the gravestones of her grandparents, Jerry ... «Asheville Citizen-Times, Jul 15»
4
Faith Calendar
... Arabia,” 7 p.m. July 31 at the church at 2936 Rockefeller Ave. Potluck dinner at 6 p.m. Discussion after the showing. More info: 206-356-8872. «HeraldNet, Jul 15»
5
Pea pods, raspberries and shiitakes
We had a nice potluck dinner and toured the gardens and of course shopped for a few treasures. Marcia and I kept ourselves under control ... «Midland Daily News, Jul 15»
6
Black-Crain families to meet Aug. 2
... Lions Club building in Halfway. CMH-InStory. Doors open midmorning, and the building is air-conditioned. The potluck dinner starts at noon. «Bolivar Herald-Free Press, Jul 15»
7
Nancy Williams: Potluck rules? There shouldn't be any
Potluck dinner politics make me smile … and cause trouble. Otherwise mature and lovely women can be a wee bit snide when it comes to the ... «Asheville Citizen-Times, Jul 15»
8
140th Anniversary Celebration
Following a potluck dinner at 5 p.m., a second set from 6-8 p.m. will feature Howson, the McBrides, Tom O'Brien, Paul and Ruby Chapman, and ... «Athens NEWS, Jul 15»
9
CALENDAR EVENTS IN THE THREE RIVERS AREA
A potluck dinner and short business meeting will round out the evening. The AARP chapter meets the fourth Monday of each month. For more ... «Arkansas Online, Jul 15»
10
Arts and entertainment briefs from Summit County and beyond
Later in the day, from 5 to 7 p.m., Yellow Arrow will host a potluck dinner where hikers can swap stories and information on hiking the Camino ... «Summit Daily News, Jul 15»

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