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 The restaurant, just off Minnesota 36, was known for its pho, egg rolls and bun salads as well as some Chinese specialties. Jess Fleming, Twin Cities, "Mai Ly Asian Cuisine in Stillwater to close," 26 Nov. 2019 Snacks include jumbo pretzels from Hartford Baking Company, hot dogs and bratwursts, chicken tenders and wings, beer cheese fondue, Philly cheesesteak egg rolls and tahini-roasted cauliflower. Leeanne Griffin,, "Elicit Brewing in Manchester opens with food, cocktails, karaoke and arcade games," 18 Nov. 2019 The nearly 70-year-old fast food institution is well known for satisfying late-night cravings with everything from egg rolls to stuffed jalapeños. Emma Keith, Detroit Free Press, "6 of the biggest restaurant chains we're missing in Michigan," 19 June 2019 My mother can make the best homemade fried rice and egg rolls that are better than any restaurant. Karen Zurawski, Houston Chronicle, "SUNDAY CONVERSATION: PTO president wanted to find best fit for her daughters," 18 Aug. 2019 Not long after the break, Bullock’s team, which had been exchanging jokes over plates of bruschetta, poutine, and avocado egg rolls, closed their tab and moved across the street to Up-Down, an arcade bar outfitted with retro video games. Eren Orbey, The New Yorker, "Democratic Debate Night with Steve Bullock, the Last Governor in the Presidential Race," 13 Sep. 2019 At breakfast, line up for a $4.50 egg roll-up accessorized with spinach, tomato, lox, capers, sausage, or bacon; pancakes (plain or blueberry, also $4.50, plus real maple syrup); and omelettes ($5.50 and up). Kara Baskin,, "At Via Lago, dinner is great, but lunch is the true scene," 19 Aug. 2019 Tex-Mex egg rolls, essentially a chicken fajita stuffed into a crunchy fried shell, are a stroke of genius. Los Angeles Times, "Review: The Cheesecake Factory is the restaurant America wants, deserves," 20 Aug. 2019 As for other additions to the fair menu, there are lasagna egg rolls, waffle pizza, Hot Cheetos caramel apples and Fruity Pebbles shrimp po’ boys. Priscella Vega,, "O.C. Fair applies finishing touches to open ‘Acres of Fun’ in Costa Mesa," 7 July 2019

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First Known Use of egg roll

1934, in the meaning defined above

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10 Dec 2019

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“Egg roll.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 14 December 2019.

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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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