Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To fry lightly in fat in a shallow open pan.
  • n. A dish of food so prepared.

Etymologies

French, sautéd, from past participle of sauter, to leap, from Old French, from Latin saltāre; see saltation.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • They included household names such as Pizza Hut, Costcutter, Spar and the Chez Gérard restaurant chain.

    Employers of illegal workers failing to pay fines

  • One evening, at my scruffiest, I went round to the local Costcutter for a pork pie and got home to find a message asking if I was available for Im a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here.

    What's Going On

  • So, today: threw on the baggiest pair of jeans in the world, which stay on only by clinging to the ample sway of my hips, and popped round the corner to spend loads of money in Costcutter on JUNK FOOD and ICE CREAM.

    The One Where It's Finally Saturday

  • Yesterday, I tried my very local Costcutter, and what a find.

    A tale of two off licences

  • The only Ritz he could afford to treat petite with is stacked in the savouries section of his local Costcutter.

    Ritz

  • Mr Hassamin placed an advert in the window of Costcutter in Bodmin, Cornwall, stating that a "knowledge of Polish" was "preferable" for the position.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • The Mill uses the same drawn-out approach whenever it makes important purchases, a shopping approach that does cause some confusion down at the local Costcutter.

    The Guardian World News

  • The man from Costcutter who's constantly trying to get my number?

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Nyamaswa, 18, also pleaded guilty to robbing the Costcutter shop on Whitchurch Road, Gabalfa, on July 21, of a quantity of cash and cigarettes and to two charges of possessing a firearm.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • Costcutter next door will probably not survive much longer; its staff looked despondent.

    London SE1 community website

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