onion ring


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Add the tomatoes, lettuce and several slices of toasted white bread topped off with a giant onion ring. Ben Flanagan | Bflanagan@al.com, al, 1 Sep. 2022 After 43 years of serving prime rib and colossal onion ring loaves in South Florida, Bobby Rubino’s low-slung, one-story restaurant on North Federal Highway in Pompano Beach will be demolished later this year, owner John Castellano told the Sun Sentinel. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 16 Feb. 2022 Now, Lorde is back on her onion ring game. Abigail Adams, PEOPLE.com, 30 July 2021 That trusty, goopy red condiment that might enliven an otherwise bland and soggy onion ring? Rachel Khong, San Francisco Chronicle, 18 Oct. 2022 Social media influencers have raved about the burger, which is served on a pretzel bun smeared with peanut butter on the top and grape jelly on the bottom and layered with beef, bacon, cheese and an onion ring. Jonmaesha Beltran, The Arizona Republic, 13 July 2022 As for the cuisine, try the Bama Bucks Burger (bison patty, bacon, lettuce, tomato, onion, bison chili, slaw, onion ring, white and yellow cheese with an over-medium fried egg) or the Grilled New Zealand Elk Steak. Ben Flanagan | Bflanagan@al.com, al, 7 June 2022 For diners looking for a little extra oomph, there are choices like the saucy hickory burger and the onion ring burger stacked with crisp, golden, fried onions. Megha Mcswain, Chron, 26 Apr. 2022 For example, a large Salmonella Oranienburg outbreak last Summer had an onion ring to it. Bruce Y. Lee, Forbes, 17 Apr. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1946, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of onion ring was in 1946

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“Onion ring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/onion%20ring. Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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