- A meal, especially one offered to a guest, consisting of whatever is available.
#: Here's a good potluck of beans and stew.
- A meal consisting of whatever guests have brought.
- whatever|Whatever is available in a particular situation.
- A gathering of people bringing foods from different parts of the world.
#: The Arabic cuisine at the potluck was delicious.
This term is often used attributively, as in the phrase "potluck dinner".