Definition of pizza
: a dish made typically of flattened bread dough spread with a savory mixture usually including tomatoes and cheese and often other toppings and baked —called also pizza pie
pizzalikeplay \ˈpēt-sə-ˌlīk\ adjective
Examples of pizza in a sentence
We ordered a pizza for supper.
I ordered pizza for supper.
a slice of pepperoni pizza
Origin and Etymology of pizza
Italian, perhaps of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German bizzo, pizzo bite, bit, bīzan to bite — more at bite
First Known Use: 1825
PIZZA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of pizza for English Language Learners
: a food made from flat, usually round bread that is topped with usually tomato sauce and cheese and often with meat or vegetables
PIZZA Defined for Kids
Definition of pizza for Students
: a dish made of flattened bread dough topped usually with tomato sauce and cheese and often meat and vegetables and baked
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