apple-pie

adjective
ap·​ple-pie | \ ˈa-pəl-ˈpī How to pronounce apple-pie (audio) \

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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