Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

kreplach

play
noun krep·lach \ˈkrep-ləḵ, -ˌläḵ\

Definition of kreplach

  1. :  square or triangular dumplings filled with ground meat or cheese, boiled or fried, and usually served in soup



Origin of kreplach

Yiddish kreplekh, plural of krepl filled dumpling


First Known Use: circa 1892


Seen and Heard

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

WORD OF THE DAY

a smart aleck

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

angry prompt maudlin oily
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ