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

  • n. Inexpensive food, such as hamburgers and fried chicken, prepared and served quickly.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A type of meal that is often standardized, pre-prepared, and served quickly.
  • n. A type of food that is quickly made, but of low nutritional value; junk food.
  • n. Anything standardized, quickly available, and inexpensive, often, of low value.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. inexpensive food (hamburgers or chicken or milkshakes) prepared and served quickly


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