Definition of "smorgasbord" [smorgasbord]

  • A buffet meal featuring a varied number of dishes. (noun)
  • A varied collection: "a smorgasbord of fashionable paranormal beliefs” ( Martin Gardner). (noun)

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Use "smorgasbord" in a sentence
  • "The word smorgasbord doesn't really do justice to this random assortment."
  • "Becca – smorgasbord is a great word and so very apt!"
  • "What a wonderful smorgasbord (that is a Swedish word)."