sandwich
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈsæn(d)wɪd͡ʒ/, /ˈsæn(d)wɪt͡ʃ/, /ˈsæmwɪd͡ʒ/, /ˈsæ̃wɪd͡ʒ/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈsænˌ(d)wɪt͡ʃ/, /ˈsæmˌwɪt͡ʃ/, /ˈsæmˌɪt͡ʃ/, /ˈsæ̃ˌwɪt͡ʃ/
Noun

sandwich (plural sandwichs or es)

  1. A dish or foodstuff where two or more slices of bread serve as the wrapper or container of some other food.
    • 2002, Serena Carrington, Avalon, Writers Club Press, p.92:
      He laid out a linen tablecloth and a few sandwichs from some bread, dressing, and beef.
    • 2012, Allie McNeil, Watergate Summer, AuthorHouse, p.160:
      And the only "care" I could offer was egg sandwichs and Lilly's unfaltering attention.
  2. (by extension) Any combination formed by layering one type of material between two layers of some other material.
  3. (UK) A layer cake or sandwich cake.
Synonyms Translations Verb

sandwich (sandwiches, present participle sandwiching; 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.
Translations
  • German: einklemmen, einzwängen
  • Russian: зажима́ть
Adjective

sandwich (not comparable)

  1. (US) Of a meal or serving size that is smaller than a dinner.

Sandwich
Proper noun
  1. A town in Kent, in southeastern, one of the historic Cinque Ports.
  2. An English habitational surname originating from this town.
  3. One of several younger towns named after the town in Kent or after a person bearing the surname:
    1. Sandwich, Massachusetts.
    2. Sandwich, Illinois.
    3. Sandwich, New Hampshire.



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