|1.||[ noun ] (chemistry,food) slices of bread that have been toasted|
|Related terms:||bread Melba_toast orange_toast zwieback cinnamon_toast|
|2.||[ verb ] (food) make brown and crisp by heating|
"toast bread" "crisp potatoes"
|Related terms:||heat cooking toaster toasting|
|3.||[ verb ] propose a toast to|
|Synonyms:||drink salute wassail pledge|
"Let us toast the birthday girl!" "Let's drink to the New Year"
|Related terms:||honor give pledge salute drink|
|4.||[ noun ] a celebrity who receives much acclaim and attention|
"he was the toast of the town"
|5.||[ noun ] a person in desperate straits; someone doomed|
"I'm a goner if this plan doesn't work" "one mistake and you're toast"
|6.||[ noun ] (food) a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event|