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
Synonyms: crisp

"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"

Related terms: celebrity
5. [ noun ] a person in desperate straits; someone doomed
Synonyms: goner

"I'm a goner if this plan doesn't work" "one mistake and you're toast"

Related terms: desperate
6. [ noun ] (food) a drink in honor of or to the health of a person or event
Synonyms: pledge
Related terms: drink
Similar spelling:   Tosto