Platter definition

plătər
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A meal or course served on a platter.
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(slang) A phonograph record.
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A large shallow dish or plate, used especially for serving food.
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A large plate, usually oval, for serving food, esp. meat or fish.
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(slang) A phonograph record.
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A tray for serving foods.
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The part of a turntable on which a gramophone record rests when being played, commonly made of aluminum, but sometimes of high-impact plastic.
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One who plats/plaits or braids.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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The circular, motor-driven surface of a turntable on which phonograph records are played.
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on a platter
  • Without exertion; effortlessly:
    Always got what they wanted on a platter.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
platter
Plural:
platters

Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

on a platter

Origin of platter

  • Middle English plater from Anglo-Norman from Old French plate plate plate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • plat +"Ž -er

    From Wiktionary