English muffin

noun

Definition of English muffin

  1. :  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

  1. We had coffee and English muffins for breakfast.

1858

First Known Use of english muffin

1858


ENGLISH MUFFIN Defined for English Language Learners

English muffin

noun

Definition of English muffin for English Language Learners

  • : a type of flat, round bread that is split and toasted just before it is eaten

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