Definition of paper plate in US English:

paper plate


  • A disposable plate made of cardboard.

    • ‘She took the ham sandwich on the paper plate Amanda handed her.’
    • ‘I put a piece of pizza on a paper plate and handed it to her.’
    • ‘Stashing the hotdogs on a paper plate, he stuck them in the microwave and pulled out two bottles, ketchup and mustard.’
    • ‘I got up and tossed my used paper plate in the trash can.’
    • ‘Minutes later, a steaming cup of coffee and a plate of thick pancakes arrive, served on a paper plate with plastic cutlery.’


paper plate

/ˈpeɪpər pleɪt/