Adjective "Toasted" definition and examples

(Toasted may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/təʊst/

Definitions and examples

noun

Sliced bread browned on both sides by exposure to radiant heat, such as a grill or fire.
  1. count noun 'Stilton and pear toasts'
  2. 'I was bringing in a tray full of food (eggs, toast, bacon, etc.) like some maid.'
  3. 'If you can face it, bland foods such as toast or crackers may relieve feelings of nausea.'
  4. 'Sara set the plate of eggs and toast in front of her.'
  5. 'It was a smooth, rich-tasting Brussels paté, and it spread easily across two slices of toast, which were somewhat on the brown side.'
  6. 'My breakfast is always the same: two pieces of brown toast with slices of banana on top, a cup of tea and an apple juice.'
  7. 'We buttered slices of toast, cut them in mouillettes (the lovely French word for the bread fingers you dip into an egg) and proceeded.'
  8. 'Season and spread some lobster mixture on a slice of rye toast.'
  9. 'Maria put some eggs and toast in front of him, and then began to clean up.'
  10. 'When you feel better, try small amounts of bland foods, such as toast, applesauce or bananas.'
  11. 'Take a slice of toast, rub it gently with a garlic clove, and top with a slice of pancetta and a large spoonful of peperonata.'
A call to a gathering of people to raise their glasses and drink together in honour of a person or thing, or an instance of drinking in this way.
  1. '‘We drank toasts to Stalin, Roosevelt, Churchill, and the Studebaker Truck,’ Beyrle recalled.'
  2. 'Roberto cleared his throat and raised his glass for a toast.'
  3. 'An inverted glass is symbolic of the fact that those missing are unable to raise their glasses in a toast.'
  4. 'Next to a wild fig tree, the couple raised their glasses in a quiet toast.'
  5. 'As the party was breaking up, I raised my glass and made a toast.'
  6. 'We started with the rakia, clinking our glasses together for the customary toasts of ‘Nazdrave!’'
  7. 'Staff were busy refilling glasses as many informal toasts were made toward the two elves sitting closest to the noble on the end.'
  8. 'Around a hundred guests attended, and the service was followed by a reception with all the usual speeches and champagne toasts to the happy couple.'
  9. 'Charles raised his glass in a toast as the door began to shut.'
  10. 'Many toasts were raised, and drunk in respect of significance.'
  11. 'he found himself the toast of the baseball world'
  12. 'Ms. Murthy's literary talents have already been the toast of the town, but one hadn't known of Ms. Premji's interest in the world of words.'
  13. 'The year before, he was the toast of the German Film Awards with a film that is only now arriving on video in North America, riding on Lola's fiery red coattails.'
  14. 'My memorial to mass death is the toast of the town!'
  15. 'The striker was given a warm reception when he came on midway through the second half, his first appearance for the club in over five months, and by full-time he had become the toast of Ibrox.'
  16. 'The British director Anthony Minghella was the toast of the Academy in 1996, when his film The English Patient bagged no less than nine Oscars.'
  17. 'Kirk Douglas, surrounded by the toast of young, snobby elite, was seen at hot Chelsea nightclub Aria.'
  18. 'Renowned Knockanure writer and poet Dan Keane will be the toast of the Shannonside area next Friday night when a special function will be held in his honour.'
  19. 'I'm Plaster of Paris, the toast of Monmartre, I stick to my man until death us do part!'
  20. 'She will be the toast of her family when she sails up the River Suir in the tall ship, the Prince William, over the next 24 hours.'
  21. 'Now, more than 40 years later, he is the toast of entrepreneurs and the hero of his old school - and for good reason.'

verb

Cook or brown (food, especially bread or cheese) by exposure to a grill, fire, or other source of radiant heat.
  1. 'a toasted cheese sandwich'
  2. 'It's just cheese and toasted bread, but somehow it's an almost sinful delight.'
  3. 'When the burgers are done, toast the Kaiser rolls on the grill for 20-30 seconds, and you're done.'
  4. 'In desperation I had a toasted ham sandwich in brown bread which was fine, but I should have liked a serviette.'
  5. 'Serve garnished with a sprig of basil and additional Parmesan cheese and toasted pine nuts if desired.'
  6. 'Choosing a different type of bread can vary the taste of simple cheese on toast a lot and usually require no extra preparation other than buying the different bread.'
  7. 'Most mornings, we're lucky if we have time to eat a bowl of cereal or toast a slice of bread.'
  8. 'It also has dual gas controls with a full range of temperatures, so you can sear burgers on one side of the grill and gently toast buns on the other, just by adjusting the flame.'
  9. 'While the mushrooms are cooking, toast the slices of bread.'
  10. 'If you can impassively read about truffled taleggio on toast, tuna melt with paprika or a hot muffaletta while gazing at photographs of gooey cheese slathered over toasted bread, you are far stronger than me.'
  11. 'Just grill / toast the bread, then rub with half a clove of garlic, plonk a good spoonful of pesto on top and finish by drizzling with some olive oil.'
  12. 'Be sure to set a timer, as nuts and seeds toast very fast.'
  13. 'Our ‘fusion’ lunch started with garlic bread toasted with the acclaimed house special olive oil, which was exceptionally good.'
  14. 'After five minutes, check to make sure coconut is toasting evenly: stir if necessary.'
  15. 'While the bread is toasting, place the garlic cloves on a chopping board, then press down on them hard with the flat side of a large kitchen knife so that they squash slightly and the skin cracks and is easy to peel off.'
  16. 'He went on to the garage while the bread was toasting, asking me to bring it to him when it was done.'
  17. 'we were spread out on the grass toasting ourselves one hot day'
  18. 'Divers disperse about the boat, toasting on the sun deck, snoozing in the shade, chatting to the crew as they fish off the stern with handlines.'
  19. 'There are flowers to watch, a few leaves still wind-dancing in the garden, toes to toast in front of the fire, and thoughts of the future to ponder.'
  20. 'A rich tan is unmistakably the hottest summer trend, yet we all know the dangers of toasting ourselves silly to get that sun-drenched look.'
  21. 'Two minutes in the cold ocean water was all it had taken for her to realize she preferred toasting on the sand just watching him.'
  22. 'Something else to remember is that you get a lot of sunlight reflected from the sea, so for a given time you could get twice as much sun than you would get gently toasting yourself on a beach.'
  23. 'She also, from a dried up old toad, has transformed herself into a sparkling, magical femme with mysterious fatal charm after toasting herself under the sun for a week.'
Drink to the health or in honour of (someone or something) by raising one's glass together with others.
  1. figurative 'he is toasted by the trade as the outstanding dealer in children's books'
  2. 'The noise in the dining room was deafening - people arguing, laughing, toasting.'
  3. 'A centenary should be about toasting not roasting.'
  4. 'Witnesses said the killer struck at around 4am as hundreds of fans were toasting England's Euro 2004 triumph.'
  5. 'Around them 200 labourers were paying little attention to the 39 students and 14 staff who were raising a glass and toasting the dawn of a great new seat of learning.'
  6. 'A Haworth couple who first met as partners on the dance floor are toasting 60 years of happy marriage.'
  7. 'There was more laughter at that; everyone raised their glasses to toast the couple and Kate returned to her table as Danny gave a brief speech of his own.'
  8. 'The writer of the movie gave a speech and toasted all the acting crew.'
  9. 'And I said if we sell a million copies, we're all flying back here and toasting with champagne.'
  10. 'Three friends and I began our evening by toasting over a bottle of Tunisian Chateau Mornag 1996.'
  11. 'We were noisily appreciative of this, and spent much time sitting around on Midsummer Common (outside the Fort St George), and toasting Heather's brilliant supportive role.'

verb

(of a DJ) accompany a reggae backing track or music with improvised rhythmic speech.
  1. 'Over-looking the image problem of Sov reminding many of white boy Snow's toasting on his pop hit Informer, this female chav scum ambassador has already courted column inches in the style press.'
  2. 'Until recently, the front man performed his signature toasting from the chair-bound perch behind the drum kit.'

More definitions

1. sliced bread that has been browned by dry heat. verb (used with object)

2. to brown, as bread or cheese, by exposure to heat.

3. to heat or warm thoroughly at a fire: She toasted her feet at the fireplace. verb (used without object)

4. to become toasted. Idioms

5. be toast, Slang. to be doomed, ruined, or in trouble: If you're late to work again, you're toast!

More examples(as adjective)

"sandwiches can be toasted."

"almonds can be toasted."

"breads can be toasted."

"hazelnuts can be toasted."

"cheeses can be toasted."

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Origin

(toast)1970s: perhaps the same word as toast.

Phrase

be toast
have someone on toast