Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun buffet

3 senses of buffet

Sense 1
buffet, counter, sideboard -- (a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers)
       => furniture, piece of furniture, article of furniture -- (furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy; "they had too much furniture for the small apartment"; "there was only one piece of furniture in the room")

Sense 2
buffet -- (a meal set out on a buffet at which guests help themselves)
       => meal, repast -- (the food served and eaten at one time)

Sense 3
snack bar, snack counter, buffet -- (usually inexpensive bar)
       => bar -- (a counter where you can obtain food or drink; "he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb buffet

2 senses of buffet

Sense 1
buffet, knock about, batter -- (strike against forcefully; "Winds buffeted the tent")
       => strike -- (deliver a sharp blow, as with the hand, fist, or weapon; "The teacher struck the child"; "the opponent refused to strike"; "The boxer struck the attacker dead")

Sense 2
buffet, buff -- (strike, beat repeatedly; "The wind buffeted him")
       => hit -- (deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face")

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