Appetizer (noun)

  1. A small dish or food item served before a meal to stimulate the appetite.
  2. A food or drink that increases one's desire for more.


Late 19th century: from french app├ętiser, from app├ętit 'appetite'.


  1. The appetizer was a plate of shrimp cocktail.
  2. The appetizer platter was filled with a variety of small bites.
  3. The appetizer was a great way to start the meal.
  4. The appetizer was a combination of cheese and crackers.
  5. The appetizer was a cold soup that was perfect for the hot summer day.
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