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- 1 English
- 2 Dutch
- 3 French
- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈsænwɪdʒ/, /ˈsænwɪtʃ/, /ˈsæmwɪdʒ/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈsæn(d)wɪtʃ/, /ˈsæmwɪtʃ/, /ˈsæmɪtʃ/, /ˈsæ̃wɪtʃ/
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- Homophone: SDCH
As a very common snack food throughout the Anglosphere, the word sandwich as spelt is prone to many variations of common pronunciation.
sandwich (plural sandwiches)
- A dish or foodstuff where two or more slices of bread serve as the wrapper or container of some other food.
- (by extension) Any combination formed by layering one type of material between two layers of some other material.
- (closed, ground beef, on a bun): hamburger, burger
- (closed, other meats, on a bun; informal): -burger
- (closed, ground beef, on bread): patty melt
- Arabic: ساندويتش (sandawitš)
- Catalan: sandvitx
- Mandarin: 三明治 (sānmíngzhì)
- Czech: sendvič
- Danish: sandwich
- Dutch: sandwich
- English: sammich (eye dialect)
- Esperanto: sandviĉo
- French: sandwich
- German: Sandwich
- Greek: σάντουιτς (sántouits)
- Hawaiian: kanauika
- Hindi: सैंडविच (saiṇḍavic)
- Hungarian: szendvics
- Japanese: サンドイッチ (sandoitchi)
- Jèrriais: sannouiche
- Korean: 샌드위치 (saendeuwichi)
- Marshallese: jāānwūj
- Norwegian: sandwich
- Persian: ساندویچ (sândevič)
- Portuguese: sanduíche (Brazil), sandes (Portugal)
- Romanian: sandviș
- Russian: сандвич (sándvič), сэндвич (séndvič)
- Sinhalese: සැන්ඩ්විච් (sænḍvic)
- Slovene: sendvič
- Spanish: sándwich, sánduche (Colombia, Ecuador, Puerto Rico, Venezuela), sánguche (Argentina, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela)
- Swedish: sandwich
- Turkish: sandviç
- Urdu: سینڈوچ (saiṇḍavic)
- Vietnamese: xăng duych
- Volapük: sändvig
snack consisting of two slices of bread
open sandwich — see open sandwich
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- To place one item between two other, usually flat, items
- (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.
to place one item between two other, usually flat, items
sandwich (not comparable)
- The adjective sense is used primarily by restaurants specializing in barbeque, and does not imply that the meal includes an actual sandwich.
- Hyphenation: sand‧wich
sandwich m (plural sandwichs)
- sandwich (snack)
- 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.