sandwich

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English[edit]

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An Italian sandwich.

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a composite material sandwich with a honeycomb core

Etymology[edit]

Named after its supposed inventor, the Earl of Sandwich (see Sandwich).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈsænwɪdʒ/, /ˈsænwɪtʃ/, /ˈsæmwɪdʒ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈsæn(d)wɪtʃ/, /ˈsæmwɪtʃ/, /ˈsæmɪtʃ/, /ˈsæ̃wɪtʃ/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: SDCH

Noun[edit]

sandwich (plural sandwiches)

  1. A dish or foodstuff where two or more slices of bread serve as the wrapper or container of some other food.
  2. (by extension) Any combination formed by layering one type of material between two layers of some other material.

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Verb[edit]

sandwich (third-person singular simple present sandwiches, present participle sandwiching, simple past and past participle sandwiched)

  1. To place one item between two other, usually flat, items
  2. (figuratively) To put or set something between two others, in time.
    • 2011 April 11, Phil McNulty, “Liverpool 3 - 0 Man City”, BBC Sport:
      Dirk Kuyt sandwiched a goal in between Carroll's double as City endured a night of total misery, with captain Carlos Tevez limping off early on with a hamstring strain that puts a serious question mark over his participation in Saturday's FA Cup semi-final against Manchester United at Wembley.

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Adjective[edit]

sandwich (not comparable)

  1. (US) Of a meal or serving size that is smaller than a dinner.

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  • The adjective sense is used primarily by restaurants specializing in barbeque, and does not imply that the meal includes an actual sandwich.

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: sand‧wich

Noun[edit]

sandwich m (plural sandwiches, diminutive sandwichje n)

  1. sandwich

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English sandwich

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sandwich m (plural sandwichs)

  1. sandwich (snack)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Note that French does not follow the English rule of adding es to nouns ending in the sound /tʃ/. Since the final /s/ is not pronounced in the plural, there is no difficulty in pronouncing the plural formed by adding s rather than es.

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