noun \kə-ˈnish\

Definition of KNISH

:  a small round or square of dough stuffed with a filling (as potato) and baked or fried

Origin of KNISH

Yiddish, from Polish knysz
First Known Use: 1916


Next Word in the Dictionary: Knisteneaux
Previous Word in the Dictionary: kniphofia
All Words Near: knish

Seen & Heard

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