onion ring

noun

Definition of onion ring

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

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Parent tax on French fries and/or onion rings is always applicable; protest will be met with further taxation. Amy Drew Thompson, orlandosentinel.com, "The Boathouse docks Disney Springs on OpenTable’s Top 100 for scenery ... but we have so many!," 24 July 2019 Fries, tater tots or onion rings come with all burger orders for a proper basket. Chuck Blount, ExpressNews.com, "52 Weeks of Burgers: Charlie Brown’s Neighborhood Bar & Grill," 28 June 2019 The cash-only drive-in not only sells a flavorful array of soft-serve frozen custard, but also burgers, fries, onion rings and chicken sandwiches to name a few. Adriana Ramirez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Treat yourself on a hot summer day to any of these seven frozen treat shops in the Milwaukee suburbs," 26 June 2019 Farnhams' crafts a lovely, light batter on tender clams that, with fries and onion rings, are culinary perfection. James R. Carroll, USA TODAY, "Cape Ann, Massachusetts: A charming alternative to Cape Cod with sandy beaches and fried clams," 3 June 2019 With the phasing out of those sandwiches, restaurants will no longer have to keep premium, but otherwise unused toppings such as mushrooms, onion rings, creamy bistro aioli, swiss cheese and white cheddar cheese on hand. Joey Morona, nola.com, "McDonald’s changes menu, ditches fancy burgers and chicken sandwiches," 21 Apr. 2019 Gotta go with the onion rings and fried fish sandwich (one portion is easily enough for two people!). Dana Mcmahan, The Courier-Journal, "Dine alfresco! Try these top 17 outdoor dining spots around Louisville," 26 June 2018 The place is open in all but the coldest months and serves items like tenderloin sandwiches, homemade root beer and hand-cut onion rings made to order. Robert Scheer, Indianapolis Star, "A day at Mug-n-Bun in the middle of a busy Indy 500 week," 23 May 2018 For $60, a fan gets 60 minutes to finish a burger that weighs six pounds and includes prime rib, brisket, sausage, onion rings, mac and cheese, cole slaw, pickles and lots of bacon on sourdough bread. Matt Young, Houston Chronicle, "What it's like to tackle Corpus Christi Hooks' crazy food challenge," 19 Apr. 2018

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1946, in the meaning defined above

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onion ring

noun

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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