apple-pie

adjective ap·ple-pie \ ˈa-pəl-ˈpī \

Definition of apple-pie

1 : excellent, perfect
  • apple-pie order
2 : of, relating to, or characterized by traditionally American values (such as honesty or simplicity)
  • is the epitome of apple-pie wholesomeness

First Known Use of apple-pie

1780

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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