pot·​pie ˈpät-ˈpī How to pronounce potpie (audio)
: pastry-covered meat and vegetables cooked in a deep dish

Examples of potpie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Abundant Chicken Pot Pie Packed with more vegetables than most classic recipes, this summery-feeling chicken potpie is bright with herbs, Swiss chard and Dijon mustard. Julie Giuffrida, Los Angeles Times, 17 Dec. 2023 This double-crust turkey potpie, a satisfying centerpiece serving as dinner for two to four, is densely filled with white and dark meat, carrots, potatoes and thyme in an apple cider gravy. Florence Fabricant, New York Times, 13 Nov. 2023 And not just the people in the room, though there was a lot of air-kissing and oohing about outfits going on over the chicken potpies. Vanessa Friedman, New York Times, 7 Nov. 2023 And there’s no escaping complaints about potholes while picking up potpies in the grocery store or hearing about overflowing bins at the recycling center while running an errand. Philip Elliott, Time, 17 July 2023 Download the Boston Market app to get a free chicken potpie with any potpie and drink order. Heath Owens, Good Housekeeping, 25 Feb. 2022 Whereas many frozen meal services deliver meals with only one or two servings each, Mosaic Food's family menu is filled with hearty dinners like veggie potpie, penne alla vodka, and broccoli cheddar mac that were designed to feed four to five people. Will Franke, Peoplemag, 27 Mar. 2023 But the decor still feels timeless, thanks to bright white walls and neutral-toned furnishings that complement the rustic table—where Carter treats guests to his famous chicken potpie. Anna Fixsen, ELLE Decor, 15 Mar. 2023 Weathered barn doors have been repurposed into cabinets, espresso-color cotton curtains warm up the living and dining rooms, and a narrow 12-foot dining table made of reclaimed wood seats 16 friends for the house speciality: chicken potpie. Jura Koncius, ELLE Decor, 2 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1702, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of potpie was in 1702

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“Potpie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/potpie. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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pot·​pie -ˈpī How to pronounce potpie (audio)
: pastry-covered meat and vegetables cooked in a deep dish
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