0%

family style

fam·i·ly style
F f

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fam-uh-lee, fam-lee stahyl]
    • /ˈfæm ə li, ˈfæm li staɪl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fam-uh-lee, fam-lee stahyl]
    • /ˈfæm ə li, ˈfæm li staɪl/

Definitions of family style words

  • noun family style a way of serving food, as in boardinghouses and some restaurants, in which the people at the table help themselves from large dishes passed around from hand to hand 0
  • noun family style (served) in this way 0

Information block about the term

Origin of family style

First appearance:

before 1930
One of the 10% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1930-35

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Family style

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

family style popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 27% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 63% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

family style usage trend in Literature

This diagram is provided by Google Ngram Viewer

See also

Matching words

Was this page helpful?
Yes No
Thank you for your feedback! Tell your friends about this page
Tell us why?