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

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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, "Square Pie Guys brings Detroit-style pizza to Mission Street," 9 July 2019 Before his execution, Wilson requested a medium, thin-crust pizza with everything and buffalo wings with spicy sauce. Nicole Chavez, CNN, "Georgia inmate is the 1,500th person executed in the US since the death penalty was reinstated," 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, "Pasadena eatery finds starchy success with mammoth spuds," 20 June 2019 As other condemned inmates do, Wilson requested a high-calorie meal: one medium thin-crust pizza with everything, 20 buffalo wings, one pint of butter pecan ice cream, some apple pie and grape juice. Joshua Sharpe, ajc, "Georgia killer makes last meal request ahead of execution," 13 June 2019 Scraping off the toppings of a Pizza Hut pizza with chicken, onion, tomato and extra sauce, Trinidad simmered the ingredients with six buffalo wings, blue cheese dressing and marinara sauce, and garnished it with organic coriander. Olivia Putnal, Woman's Day, "10 Fast Food Items Turned Into Fancy Dishes," 2 Nov. 2010 Food options include buffalo wings, pulled pork nachos and mini bacon cheeseburgers, while select bottled and draft beer make up the beverage choices. Adam Lukach, RedEye Chicago, "9 Chicago spots to host your fantasy football draft party," 25 Aug. 2017 The bar offers several sauce options, but at a pub-style space like this, buffalo wings just feel right. Adam Lukach, RedEye Chicago, "10 of our favorite chicken wing spots in Chicago," 30 Apr. 2018 Here, the healthy living expert (and wife of music mogul L.A. Reid) offers advice on how to make everything from apple pie to buffalo wings without giving up what’s good for you. Adam Rathe, Town & Country, "The 5 Books Everybody Will Be Talking About in May," 1 May 2017

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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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English Language Learners Definition of buffalo wing

US : 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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