egg roll


Definition of egg roll

: a thin egg-dough casing filled with minced vegetables and often bits of meat (such as shrimp or chicken) and usually deep-fried

Examples of egg roll in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Don’t even think about asking chef Budsaba Mason for an egg roll. Beth D'addono,, "Budsi's Authentic Thai opens in Marigny," 18 Jan. 2021 Service members who stop by on Veterans Day will also receive a voucher for a free BBQ egg roll appetizer that can be redeemed with ID from Dec. 1-15. Kathleen Christiansen,, "Veterans Day: Central Florida salutes military personnel with deals and freebies," 11 Nov. 2020 In fact, the crab cake egg roll has been so popular that staff had to remove it from the carryout menu. Christina Tkacik,, "New to Baltimore’s food scene? Try these 5 restaurants for carryout.," 27 Oct. 2020 Que Viet might not have its giant egg roll on the menu, but the regular size rolls hit the spot (stick optional). Sharyn Jackson, Star Tribune, "The ultimate guide to the State Fair food you're missing," 14 Aug. 2020 After a Twitter contest, one fan’s recipe for brisket egg rolls was chosen to go on Globe Life Field’s permanent menu. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, "New field, new food: 6 concessions for baseball fans at Texas Rangers’ Globe Life Field," 13 Mar. 2020 Our local Chinese buffet has long served fried chicken and turnip greens, egg rolls and orange chicken, and refried beans and enchiladas. al, "End of the Southern buffet as we know it? Coronavirus upends popular culinary tradition," 24 Apr. 2020 That dish was chosen after a 48-hour Twitter poll this week, where 42% of the 5,075 voters picked brisket egg rolls. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, "Texas Rangers’ Globe Life Field to sell Pluckers wings, Golden Chick, Bahama Buck’s shaved ice," 13 Feb. 2020 The peanut butter egg rolls with duck confit ($7 for two) broke my heart completely with their bland filling. Louisa Chu,, "Time Out Market guide: Here’s everything you should try at Chicago’s newest food hall," 6 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of egg roll

1934, in the meaning defined above

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5 Feb 2021

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“Egg roll.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of egg roll

US : a very thin flat piece of dough that is wrapped around a mixture of chopped vegetables and often meat and then usually fried

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