family style definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- a way of serving food, as in boardinghouses and some restaurants, in which the people at the table help themselves from large dishes passed around from hand to hand
- (served) in this way
family style definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Of or being a sit-down meal where dishes of food are placed on the table from which diners serve themselves: a family style restaurant.
- family style adverb