Definition of cold cuts in English:

cold cuts

plural noun

North American
  • Slices of cold cooked meats.

    • ‘The most simple dish was a plate of chorizo, ham and cheese, an assortment of cold cuts garnished with pickles.’
    • ‘Then he made himself a snack of three packs of cold cuts, a loaf of bread, half a kilo of jalapeno-jack cheese, and two liters of milk, before heading down to the sub-basement for some tactical exercises.’
    • ‘An interesting selection of cold cuts included jelly fish with sesame, pork knuckle and beef.’
    • ‘Try salty, spicy or smoked meats, such as ham, sausage, cold cuts or wieners.’
    • ‘Before heading out to dinner, the recruits waited for the Auburn coaches in the hotel lobby, where a spread of shrimp, cheeses, cold cuts and fruits awaited.’
    • ‘Stuff wheat bread with lean cold cuts such as turkey, ham or roast beef, then add tomatoes, lettuce and peppers to give your child a healthy serving of vegetables.’
    • ‘In the meat category, fish and beans were less popular, while cheese, meat, poultry, hot dogs, and cold cuts were among the foods regularly consumed.’
    • ‘Next is a cold section with a ham salad, a garden salad, ham and salami cold cuts, and an egg salad.’
    • ‘Roast beef, ham, turkey; any cold cuts were well within his ability.’
    • ‘The Italian sandwich filled with cold cuts is a ‘hero’ in New York, a ‘hoagie’ in Philadelphia and a ‘sub’ in Washington.’
    • ‘Researchers studying both pre-menopausal and post-menopausal women found the former group had a higher incidence of cancer when they ate processed meats including cold cuts, hot dogs and bacon.’
    • ‘Once I've completed that, I move onto setting out snacks onto a platter for them to eat during their ‘cuts’ in filming, crackers, cheese, cold cuts, just your usual things.’
    • ‘Listeria, which can cause fatal blood poisoning, miscarriages in pregnant women and meningitis, is believed to spread through ready-to-eat foods such as hot dogs, luncheon meats or cold cuts.’
    • ‘Serve cooked vegetables with beef or chicken fondue (as above) or with cold cuts such as ham, salami and cheese and bread.’
    • ‘Decisions, decisions: an extra hour of riding, or steak instead of cold cuts?’
    • ‘Pork products such as bacon, ham, spare ribs, chops, and various cold cuts are also favorites of the Romanians.’
    • ‘Well mom happened to be my teacher so she made me a sandwich using her stash of cold cuts.’
    • ‘These are found mostly in meat and dairy products such as full-fat milk, yogurt, beef and cold cuts.’
    • ‘These studies also have documented an association between ready-to-eat foods (e.g., hot dogs and cold cuts from delicatessen counters) and listeriosis.’
    • ‘A restaurant should be required to post a warning when their roast beef dip is made with cheap cold cuts.’


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