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finger buffet

/ˈbʊfeɪ/
noun
1.
a buffet meal at which food that may be picked up with the fingers (finger food), such as canapés or vol-au-vents, is served
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Contemporary definitions for finger buffet
noun

a whole series of small food items served as a light meal to be eaten with the fingers

Examples

Sausage rolls are often the most substantial items in a finger buffet.

Word Origin

1957

Usage Note

British cooking

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