hoa·gie | \ˈhō-gē \
variants: or less commonly hoagy
plural hoagies

Definition of hoagie 

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Examples of hoagie in a Sentence

She had a meatball hoagie for lunch. had a steak-and-cheese hoagie for the first time in Philadelphia

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This event will take place on the lawn of Independence Mall & National Constitution Center (525 Arch St.) from noon to 2 p.m. and will feature a seven-ton, Wawa hoagie. Claire Wolters, Philly.com, "Philly is celebrating America's birthday all week. Welcome to the party," 27 June 2018 But, doing so no longer makes it a cheesesteak or a hoagie. Joseph A. Gambardello, Philly.com, "How to make a Philly cheesesteak," 5 July 2018 Steak & White Cheddar Panini This hoagie roll filled with beef sirloin tip, white cheddar cheese, and horseradish sauce contains 940 calories, 48 grams of fat, 79 grams of carb with 5 as fiber, and 46 grams of protein. Health.com, "The 4 Healthiest Menu Items at Panera Bread (Plus 3 Things to Avoid)," 13 July 2018 He’s published multiple papers on the history of the hoagie. Mike Newall, Philly.com, "How the Hoagie Historian is fighting to save Philly's beleaguered History Museum | Mike Newall," 11 July 2018 One variant of the cheesesteak is the cheesesteak hoagie. Joseph A. Gambardello, Philly.com, "How to make a Philly cheesesteak," 5 July 2018 Trenton State College provided me with a sociology professor who had researched the linguistic and cultural history of the hoagie. Thomas Swick, Longreads, "Letters from Trenton," 5 July 2018 Then there are the hoagies, Philly’s version of the sub. Ed Condran, courant.com, "Philadelphia Emerges As Colorful Travel Destination," 24 June 2018 Wawa plans to build a 5,550-square foot convenience store with 20 gas pumps on the site and will demolish the Checker's restaurant to make way for the new house of hoagies, according to a letter of intent filed with the city. Doreen Christensen, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Wawa and its magical hoagies coming to Oakland Park," 22 June 2018

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First Known Use of hoagie

1943, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hoagie

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