leftovers leftovers  /ˈlɛf ˌtoʊ vərz/


  • (n) food remaining from a previous meal


  1. She will make fleece jackets and recycle the remnant materialeven collecting other companies' leftoversas stuffing for poufs in her home-furnishings line.
  2. Often they are fed scraps and leftovers, are beaten and verbally abused and, in the worst cases, raped and murdered.
  3. However, the townsfolk would often send some leftovers back to the girls.


  1. Pan-seared skirt steak with mushrooms

    Serves 4 with leftovers 3 pounds skirt steak, trimmed and cut into 12 pieces Salt and pepper, to taste 1 tablespoon canola oil 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 4 small shallots, thinly sliced 1 1/2 pounds mixed button and shiitake mushrooms, sliced 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 cup white wine 1 tablespoon butter        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  2. HBO’s ‘The Leftovers’ Casts Christopher Eccleston & Three More Actors

    Four new actors - including former 'Doctor Who' star Christopher Eccleston - have joined the cast of 'The Leftovers,' the upcoming Damon Lindelof produced series. Read on to see who they're playing.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Screen Rant

  3. Christopher Eccleston joins Damon Lindelof's 'The Leftovers' for HBO

    Christopher Eccleston won't be appearing in the "Doctor Who" 50th anniversary special, but he could be back on TV soon if HBO picks up Damon Lindelof's drama pilot "The Leftovers."Eccleston is one of four new additions to the cast, joining leading man Justin Theroux in the pilot directed by Peter Berg and co-written by Lindelof and Tom Perrotta, based on Perrotta's 2011 novel.The story is set ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Zap2It

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  1. Nixon said: "Boy, what are y'all going to do with the rest of the food," Lowe said. "Mr. Pye did not like being called 'boy' and he didn't like to be questioned about how the kitchen would deal with leftovers."
    on Dec 8, 2008 By: Richard Nixon Source: GMA news.tv

  2. "If any human-Neanderthal mixing were to have occurred, where you would find the leftovers would be where the Neanderthal genetic contribution was advantageous," Lahn said.
    on Nov 15, 2006 By: Bruce Lahn Source: Monterey County Herald

  3. "How can it make sense to feed our landfill sites with our Christmas leftovers every year when we could be recycling them and turning them into something useful? Our latest research is very encouraging as it shows that separate food waste...
    on Jan 4, 2010 By: Hilary Benn Source: Environmental Data Interactive

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