buffalo wing

variants: or Buffalo wing

Definition of buffalo wing

: a deep-fried chicken wing coated with a spicy sauce and usually served with a blue cheese dressing

Examples of buffalo wing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For the next five hours, over buffalo wings and a glass of milk, Jackson told them everything. Michael E. Miller, Washington Post, 27 Dec. 2019 In keeping with the spirit of individuality, Game trades out buffalo wings for frog legs ($12) and the sizable cuts are battered with buttermilk and deep-fried with a zippy jalapeno tartar sauce served alongside. Lindsey Mcclave, The Courier-Journal, 18 Dec. 2019 This bacon dipped in the buffalo wing sauce hella slaps. Justin Phillips, SFChronicle.com, 12 Dec. 2019 For a classic buffalo wing vibe, pair your dip with classic celery sticks. The Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, Good Housekeeping, 14 Nov. 2019 Order a plate of double crispy buffalo wings ($12) or buffalo chicken fries ($11). San Diego Union-Tribune, 19 Sep. 2019 Wings: Folks have the option of ordering two kinds of wings at the new pie shop — house Szechuan dry fried wings and classic buffalo wings. Justin Phillips, SFChronicle.com, 9 July 2019 Before his execution, Wilson requested a medium, thin-crust pizza with everything and buffalo wings with spicy sauce. Nicole Chavez, CNN, 20 June 2019 For those who prefer fries, the topping options include fajitas, onions and chicken breast with buffalo wing sauce. Jennifer Bolton, Houston Chronicle, 20 June 2019

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First Known Use of buffalo wing

1981, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for buffalo wing

Buffalo, New York

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“Buffalo wing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buffalo%20wing. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of buffalo wing

: a chicken wing that is fried and covered with a spicy sauce and that is usually served with blue cheese dressing

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Kids Definition of buffalo wing

: a deep-fried chicken wing coated with a spicy sauce and usually served with blue cheese dressing


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