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 snack formed of various ingredients between two slices of bread
    cheese sandwich
  2. An open sandwich
  3. Any combination formed by layering material of one type between two layers of material of another type

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Hyponyms[edit]

  • (...between two slices of bread): hamburger

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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.

Usage notes[edit]

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

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: sand‧wich

Etymology[edit]

From English

Noun[edit]

sandwich m (plural sandwiches, diminutive sandwichje n)

  1. sandwich

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English sandwich

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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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