English muffin

noun

: bread dough rolled and cut into rounds, baked on a griddle, and split and toasted just before eating

Examples of English muffin in a Sentence

We had coffee and English muffins for breakfast.

Word History

First Known Use

1858, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of English muffin was in 1858

Dictionary Entries Near English muffin

Cite this Entry

“English muffin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/English%20muffin. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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