Meaning of fast food

fast' food'

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. food, as hamburgers, pizza, or fried chicken, that is prepared in quantity by a standardized method and can be dispensed quickly at inexpensive restaurants for eating there or elsewhere.


Pronunciation: (fast'fd', fäst'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or specializing in fast food.
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