noun \ˈbā-gəl\

: a bread roll shaped like a ring

Full Definition of BAGEL

:  a firm doughnut-shaped roll traditionally made by boiling and then baking

Origin of BAGEL

Yiddish beygl, from Middle High German *böugel ring, from bouc ring, from Old High German; akin to Old English bēag ring, būgan to bend — more at bow
First Known Use: 1916

Rhymes with BAGEL


Next Word in the Dictionary: bag filter
Previous Word in the Dictionary: Bagdi
All Words Near: bagel

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up bagel? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More