A buffet is a piece of furniture where you store dishes and serving plates.(noun)
An example of a buffet is the large cabinet in the dining room.
The definition of a buffet is a style of dining where prepared food is on display for you to take what you’d like.(noun)
An example of a buffet is a Chinese food restaurant with an all you can eat special.
Buffet is defined as a hit with the hand.(noun)
An example of a buffet is a punch.
To buffet is defined as to hit repeatedly.(verb)
An example of to buffet is an exchange of punches in a school fight.
See buffet in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OFr, dim. of buffe, a blow: prob. echoic
Origin: Fr < OFr, bench (> ME, stool)
See buffet in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French buffet
Origin: , diminutive of buffe, blow.
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