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Definition of "takeout" []

  • Intended to be eaten off the premises: takeout pizza. (adjective)
  • Selling or intended for the sale of food products to be consumed off the premises: a takeout counter; takeout containers. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "takeout" in a sentence
  • "Takeaway is what they call takeout here in England, and this has become our regular Friday night treat, the way pizza was back in Concord."
  • "According to the Herald Sun, the bureau looked at the case and found, that whilst the act depicted could be consensual, the overall impact and most likely takeout is that the scene is suggestive of violence and rape ...."
  • "I know the takeout is different, but the fact that the waitresses, hostess and servers were so rude to us is enough for us to boycott this place."