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 In addition, there'll be peri peri chicken, pretzels, pickles, naan, nyama, gumbo, jambalaya, burgers, poutine, egg rolls, sushi and scones. Frank E. Lockwood, Arkansas Online, 28 Oct. 2023 Turn them into these finger-lickin' good BBQ egg rolls. Micah A Leal, Southern Living, 19 Oct. 2023 Burger, who is deaf and a member of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Consumer Advocacy Network, said she was honored to attend the egg roll and to be able to participate with her family. Jasmine Hilton, Washington Post, 10 Apr. 2023 The most immediately identifiable Vietnamese small plate is chả giò, nubby egg rolls filled with a mouthwatering combination of crab, shrimp and pork, plus starchy taro and sweet carrots. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, 22 Sep. 2023 The same goes for her rice paper egg rolls and chicken porridge videos. Jenn Harris, Los Angeles Times, 28 Aug. 2023 Roundhouse-Kick Sauce with mayonnaise, chili sauce, ketchup, vinegar, Sriracha, and Worcestershire, will punt the pickles to the next level. 63 of 88 Cheeseburger Egg Rolls with Special Sauce Make these egg rolls to satisfy burger cravings during game days. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 3 Aug. 2023 From the age of 5, Genie remembers rolling egg rolls and grocery shopping for ingredients. Rebecca White, Dallas News, 15 June 2023 Sprinkled on top of the bowl, the egg roll experience felt satisfying. Jim Webster, Washington Post, 16 Apr. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1934, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of egg roll was in 1934

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“Egg roll.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

Kids Definition

egg roll

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