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Verb: toast  towst
  1. (cooking) make brown and crisp by heating
    "toast bread";
    - crispen, crisp
     
  2. Propose a toast to
    "Let us toast the birthday girl!";
    - drink, pledge, salute, wassail [archaic]
Noun: toast  towst
  1. Slices of bread that have been toasted
     
  2. A celebrity who receives much acclaim and attention
    "he was the toast of the town"
     
  3. A person in desperate straits; someone doomed
    "one mistake and you're toast";
    - goner
     
  4. A drink in honour of or to the health of a person or event
    - pledge
     
  5. (slang) something or someone that is damaged, destroyed or no longer existing, or is soon to be killed, harmed or abolished

Derived forms: toasting, toasted, toasts

Type of: bread, breadstuff, celeb, celebrity, desperate, drink, famous person, fete, fĂȘte, heat, heat up, honor [US], honour [Brit, Cdn], reward, staff of life

Encyclopedia: Toast, NC