Definition of revenge is a dish best served (or eaten) cold in English:

revenge is a dish best served (or eaten) cold

phrase

proverb
  • Vengeance is often more satisfying if it is not exacted immediately.

    • ‘You know, He-Man, they say revenge is a dish best served cold, but I would much rather serve it hot.’
    • ‘However, revenge is a dish best eaten cold, preferably not eaten at all, as it ranks as probably the nastiest emotion to which humanity is heir.’
    • ‘If revenge is a dish best eaten cold, Clive Woodward was enjoying his morsel out of the deep freeze last night.’
    • ‘Eventually, after being distracted by an unnecessary subplot about goings-on in Vegas, Jack unravels the cover-up and starts proving that revenge is a dish best served cold.’
    • ‘If C. Montgomery Burns is right and revenge is a dish best served cold, this may be one of Jenkins' most delicious years ever.’
    • ‘If revenge is a dish best served cold, then how come the Nets were so damn hot against the Lakers?’
    • ‘Whoever said that revenge is a dish best served cold didn't know what the hell they were talking about.’
    • ‘The factions have long memories and revenge is a dish best served cold.’
    • ‘If revenge is a dish best served cold, it was only appropriate that Arsenal's first goal came from Vieira.’
    • ‘If revenge is a dish best served cold, there's nowhere more chilled than the grave.’