scrap·​ple ˈskra-pəl How to pronounce scrapple (audio)
: a seasoned mixture of ground meat (such as pork) and cornmeal set in a mold and served sliced and fried

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web For her preferred scrapple, family members recall, Princess Grace turned to smuggling. Peter Mikelbank, Peoplemag, 23 Nov. 2022 What's the difference between goetta and scrapple? Victoria Moorwood, The Enquirer, 28 July 2022 Soggy, under cooked scrapple is not nice. Jacques Kelly,, 13 Nov. 2020 For three vote-thronged days, Americans have been treated to how the scrapple is made. Karen Heller, Washington Post, 5 Jan. 2023 Despite local customer requests, Wawa still doesn’t offer scrapple, which is trickier to grill than sausage and might not lend itself to off-site, centralized preparation. al, 9 Dec. 2022 In the kitchen, this included sharing her love of pancake Sundays, Philadelphia-style scrapple, and, of course, Thanksgiving. Peter Mikelbank, Peoplemag, 23 Nov. 2022 According to Grace's nephew Chris LeVine, the royal would regularly end her visits to Philadelphia by wrapping up portions of scrapple in the family kitchen and placing them in her handbag. Peter Mikelbank, Peoplemag, 23 Nov. 2022 There's also an homage to Pennsylvania, in the form of a vegetarian black-eyed pea scrapple. Kate Kassin, Bon Appétit, 31 Oct. 2022 See More

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Word History


diminutive of scrap entry 1

First Known Use

1852, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of scrapple was in 1852

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Cite this Entry

“Scrapple.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 May. 2023.

Kids Definition


scrap·​ple ˈskrap-əl How to pronounce scrapple (audio)
: a seasoned mush of meat scraps and cornmeal set in a mold and served in fried slices
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