(as) American as apple pie

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of (as) American as apple pie

: very or typically American
  • Baseball is as American as apple pie.

Word by Word Definitions

American play
  1. : an American Indian of North America or South America

  2. : a native or inhabitant of North America or South America

  3. : a native or inhabitant of the U.S. : a U.S. citizen

  1. : of or relating to America

  2. : of or relating to the U.S. or its possessions or original territory

apple play
  1. : the fleshy, usually rounded red, yellow, or green edible pome fruit of a usually cultivated tree (genus Malus) of the rose family

  2. : a fruit (such as a star apple) or other vegetative growth (such as an oak apple) suggestive of an apple

pie play
  1. : magpie

  1. : a meat dish baked with biscuit or pastry crust — compare potpie

  2. : a dessert consisting of a filling (as of fruit or custard) in a pastry shell or topped with pastry or both

  3. : affair, business

  1. : less common spelling of pi

  2. : type that is spilled or mixed

  3. : a pi character or matrix


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