Word of the Day: Leftover


left-o-ver / leftō-vər


1.  left as an unused portion or amount; remaining

Always strive to give your spouse the very best of yourself; not what’s leftover after you have given your best to everyone else.

Dave Willis, 1970 –


1.  a portion or amount remaining after use; remainder

‘Solid wastes’ are the discarded leftovers of our advanced consumer society.

Jimmy Carter, 1924 –

2. leftovers, food that remains uneaten at the end of a meal

Eating what you plant is better than begging for leftovers.

African Proverb