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English noun: sandwich

1. sandwich (food) two (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them


Broader (hypernym)snack food


Narrower (hyponym)bacon-lettuce-tomato sandwich, beefburger, BLT, bomber, burger, butty, chicken sandwich, club sandwich, Cuban sandwich, grinder, gyro, ham sandwich, hamburger, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, hoagy, hot dog, hotdog, Italian sandwich, open sandwich, open-face sandwich, poor boy, red hot, Reuben, Sloppy Joe, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, three-decker, torpedo, triple-decker, tunaburger, wedge, western, western sandwich, wrap, zep


Part holonymbread, breadstuff, staff of life


Part meronymmeal, repast


English verb: sandwich

1. sandwich (creation) make into a sandwich


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)devise, get up, machinate, organise, organize, prepare

2. sandwich (contact) insert or squeeze tightly between two people or objects


SamplesShe was sandwiched in her airplane seat between two fat men.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)enter, infix, insert, introduce









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