Definition of Melba toast in English:

Melba toast


  • Very thin crisp toast.

    • ‘This Rubenesque singer's love of food and her continual struggle to lose weight eventually led to the creation of Melba toast.’
    • ‘She would barely eat for months at a time, subsisting on Melba toast, carrots and black coffee.’
    • ‘Food is the cheap, no-sweat, low-achievement route to immortality: Melba toast, Caesar salad, tournedos Rossini, Lea & Perrins.’
    • ‘Hoummos is another favourite, which I like to eat with Melba toast.’


Melba toast

/ˈmelbə ˌtōst/