blue plate special(redirected from a blue-plate special)
blue plate special
A specifically designated inexpensive meal at a restaurant, diner, or other eatery. The "special" dish typically changes daily. I'm thinking of ordering the blue plate special—what about you? Hey Tammy, what's today's blue plate special?
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