Revenge is a dish best served cold

This page is about the saying "Revenge is a dish best served cold"

Possible meaning:
This saying suggests that if someone does something bad to us, it is better to pay them back later in time, not immediately. Vengeance may be more satisfying if it is not inflicted immediately.

revenge (noun) = the act of hurting or harming someone in retaliation for a bad act received from them; payback | dish (noun) = food

Quick Quiz

"Revenge is a dish best served cold" is a proverb suggesting that payback is most satisfying when exacted

a. immediately

b. never

c. at a later date

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Contributor: Josef Essberger