onion ring


Definition of onion ring

: a ring of sliced onion coated with batter or crumbs and fried

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Mine was The Fat Doug, which came with mozzarella sticks, chicken fingers, onion rings, french fries, and honey mustard on an eight-inch roll. Bridget Hallinan, Condé Nast Traveler, "A Love Letter to The Fat Sandwich, New Jersey's Delicious (and Caloric) Claim to Fame," 1 Oct. 2018 As with other bagel places in Europe, Bagels also served as a kind of one-stop shop for all things American, from hash browns to pancakes to onion rings. Charles Passy, WSJ, "In Search of a New York Bagel in Europe," 24 Nov. 2018 While the crowd at Services for Older Citizens ate a heart-smart medley of chicken and vegetables, Gilbert got her favorite meal: Kentucky Fried Chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy and onion rings. Bill Laitner, Detroit Free Press, "Michigan is aging faster than the rest of the U.S. – here's why," 8 June 2018 Billy Ray Irick, 59, chose the deluxe combo that included a super deluxe burger, onion rings and a Pepsi soft drink, the Tennessee Department of Correction said Wednesday. Katherine Lam, Fox News, "Tennessee convicted child killer Billy Ray Irick picks deluxe burger combo as last meal before execution," 9 Aug. 2018 Jack Stack's best-selling appetizer, the colossal onion rings, are served in towers. Sarah Gish, kansascity, "Batter up: Here are 18 KC-area places to get perfect, golden-fried onion rings," 21 June 2018 Enjoy with pickle, chips, fries, salad, fruit, or onion rings; Coke or iced tea; a copy of Variety; and pure California sunshine. Mark Rozzo, Town & Country, "Celebrating The Club Sandwich," 22 Apr. 2014 The deep-fried sides were cooked textbook-perfect — tempura onions rings were crunchy but not greasy; fries were golden and crispy. Bethany Jean Clement, The Seattle Times, "Seattle’s top 4 burger spots — ranked by Seattle Times critics," 10 July 2018 The rest of the lineup would feature 100 different kinds of nachos, thin crust pizza, and the soft kind of onion rings where only the breading between your teeth comes off with each bite. Sam Mellinger, kansascity, "Mellinger Minutes: Danny Duffy good again, Royals and 100 losses, and, oh yes, the Chiefs," 12 June 2018

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First Known Use of onion ring

1946, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of onion ring

: a ring of sliced onion that is covered with batter or bread crumbs and fried

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