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POTLUCK

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does potluck mean? 

POTLUCK (noun)
  The noun POTLUCK has 1 sense:

1. whatever happens to be available especially when offered to an unexpected guest or when brought by guests and shared by all

  Familiarity information: POTLUCK used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


POTLUCK (noun)


Sense 1potluck [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Whatever happens to be available especially when offered to an unexpected guest or when brought by guests and shared by all

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Context examples:

having arrived unannounced we had to take potluck / a potluck supper

Hypernyms ("potluck" is a kind of...):

meal; repast (the food served and eaten at one time)


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