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EnglishEdit

 
Toast (bread)

EtymologyEdit

From Old French toster (to roast, to grill), from Latin tostus (grilled, burnt, from verb torrere (to burn, to grill)).

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NounEdit

 
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toast (countable and uncountable, plural toasts)

  1. (uncountable) Toasted bread.
    I ate a piece of toast for breakfast.
  2. (countable) A proposed salutation (e.g. to say "cheers") while drinking alcohol.
    At the reception, there were many toasts from the well-wishers.
  3. (countable) A person, group, or notable object to which a salutation with alcohol is made; a person or group held in similar esteem.
    He was the toast of high society.
  4. (slang, chiefly US, uncountable) Something that will be no more; something subject to impending destruction, harm or injury.
    If I ever get my hands on the guy that stole my wallet, he’s toast!
  5. (slang, Jamaica) Extemporaneous narrative poem or rap.
  6. (computing, graphical user interface) A transient, informational pop-up window.
    • 2012, Nick Lecrenski, ‎Doug Holland, ‎Allen Sanders, Professional Windows 8 Programming
      With the new Windows Push Notification Service, you can remotely send notifications from a cloud-based web service. In Windows 8, the majority of the Toast messages are standard duration toasts.

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VerbEdit

toast (third-person singular simple present toasts, present participle toasting, simple past and past participle toasted)

  1. To lightly cook by browning via direct exposure to a fire or other heat source.
    We liked to toast marshmallows around the campfire.
  2. To grill, lightly cook by browning specifically under a grill or in a toaster
    Top with cheese and toast under the grill for a few minutes.
  3. To engage in a salutation and/or accompanying raising of glasses while drinking alcohol in honor of someone or something.
    We toasted the happy couple many times over the course of the evening.
  4. To warm thoroughly.
    I toasted my feet by the fire.
  5. (slang, Jamaica) To perform extemporaneous narrative poem or rap.

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ReferencesEdit

  • toast” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2017.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English toast. Doublet of tôt.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

toast m (plural toasts)

  1. toast

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English toast.

NounEdit

toast m (invariable)

  1. toast, pledge (in honour of someone)
  2. toasted sandwich

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English toast.

NounEdit

toast m (definite singular toasten, indefinite plural toaster, definite plural toastene)

  1. toast (toasted bread)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English toast.

NounEdit

toast m (definite singular toasten, indefinite plural toastar, definite plural toastane)

  1. toast (toasted bread)

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PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English toast.

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NounEdit

toast m inan

  1. toast (a proposed salutation while drinking alcohol)

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