The definition of an appetizer is a small portion of food before a meal to stimulate the appetite.noun
An example of an appetizer would be a plate of nachos ordered before a main course.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- a small portion of a tasty food or a drink to stimulate the appetite at the beginning of a meal
- a bit of something that excites a desire for more
Origin: < appetizing + -er
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