pig in a blanket

noun phrase
plural pigs in a blanket or pigs in blankets

Definition of pig in a blanket 

: a frankfurter served in a wrapper of baked dough

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Guests drank red wine and nibbled on pigs in a blanket, arancini, and tuna tartare. Elise Taylor, Vogue, "Claire Foy, Damien Chazelle, Ben Stiller, and More Celebrate First Man at the Monkey Bar," 4 Oct. 2018 Sure, there's the old standby, ribs, and the dip-able pigs in a blanket. Bon Appétit, Bon Appetit, "47 Meaty Super Bowl Snacks You'll Want on Game Day," 11 Jan. 2018 Sure, there's the old standby, ribs, and the dip-able pigs in a blanket. Bon Appétit, Bon Appetit, "47 Meaty Super Bowl Snacks You'll Want on Game Day," 11 Jan. 2018 In the same category as pigs in a blanket: everyone is happy to see them, sophisticated people shed their cool. Katie Workman, Detroit Free Press, "Recipe: No one can resist the temptation of classic deviled eggs," 31 Mar. 2018 Brush the pigs in a blanket with the egg wash and sprinkle with spice mix. 5. SI.com, "Everything Spice Pigs in a Blanket with Rye Mustard," 29 Jan. 2018 Put the pig in a blanket seam side down on the prepared baking sheet. SI.com, "Everything Spice Pigs in a Blanket with Rye Mustard," 29 Jan. 2018 Bake the pigs in a blanket for 20 minutes, until puffed and golden; rotate the baking sheet halfway through baking. SI.com, "Everything Spice Pigs in a Blanket with Rye Mustard," 29 Jan. 2018 The two are preparing for another Pearson Super Bowl, gathering the pigs in a blanket and donning their Steelers jersey, when they’re hit with the fact that this will be their last Super Bowl before the kids go off to college. Candice Frederick, Harper's BAZAAR, "This Is Us Season 2 Episode 13: A Series of Crushing Moments Tease the End for Jack," 24 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of pig in a blanket

1926, in the meaning defined above

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pig in a blanket

noun

English Language Learners Definition of pig in a blanket

: a small hot dog that is served in a wrapping of baked dough

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