Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Verb: buffet  bú'fey [N. Amer], 'bû-fey or bú-fey [Brit]
  1. Strike against forcefully
    "Winds buffeted the tent";
    - knock about, batter
  2. Strike, beat repeatedly
    "The wind buffeted him";
    - buff
Noun: buffet  bú'fey [N. Amer], 'bû-fey or bú-fey [Brit]
  1. A piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers
    - counter, sideboard
  2. A meal set out on a buffet at which guests help themselves
  3. A small bar or counter selling light food
    - snack bar, snack counter

Derived forms: buffeted, buffeting, buffets

Type of: article of furniture, bar, furniture, hit, meal, piece of furniture, repast, strike

Part of: dining room, dining-room

Encyclopedia: Buffet