Definition of fork supper in English:

fork supper


  • A light meal or buffet that may be eaten solely with a fork, while standing.

    ‘a large gathering enjoyed a delicious fork supper’
    • ‘A letter from Rick's supervisor invited them to a fork supper at his house.’
    • ‘A fork supper will be held in the restaurant on Sunday night.’
    • ‘We would invite, at regular intervals, a mixed group of clergy and others to an informal fork supper.’
    • ‘Haggis and all the trimmings is an easy dish to serve from a buffet table as a fork supper.’
    • ‘There are also two types of supper to choose from: a 'sit-down', with a separate buffet throughout the evening for drinks, or a fork supper.’