Leftover vs. Leftovers
Difference Between Leftover and Leftovers
Remaining; left behind; extra; in reserve.Do you want some of the leftover supplies from the event?I have some leftover spaghetti in the fridge, so I don't plan to cook tonight.
food remaining from a previous meal;he had leftovers for dinner last night
Something left behind; an excess or remainder.It's a leftover from yesterday, but it's still perfectly good.
Remaining after a meal is complete or eaten for a later meal or snack.Not leftovers again!The entire wheel of cheese is a leftover from the party.
a small part or portion that remains after the main part no longer exists
not used up;leftover meatloafshe had a little money left over so she went to a moviesome odd dollars leftsaved the remaining sandwiches for supperunexpended provisions
uneaten and saved for eating later;leftover food served at a later mealyesterday's reheated soup