à la king

adjective

: served in a cream sauce with mushrooms and pimiento or green peppers
chicken à la king

Examples of à la king in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The kit has six entrees to choose from, including a creamy potato soup, classic chili, white bean chili, a cheese and broccoli bake, enchilada, beans, and rice, and a creamy a la king. Rachel Klein, Popular Mechanics, 28 June 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1893, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of à la king was in 1893

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“à la king.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%C3%A0%20la%20king. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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