dumpling definition

  • noun:
    • a bit of dough, occasionally filled, which cooked in fluid including liquid or soup.
    • Sweetened dough covered around fruit, such as an apple, baked and supported as a dessert.
    • casual A short, chubby animal.
    • A ball of dough which cooked and will have a filling and/or additional ingredients in the dough.
    • a phrase of endearment.
    • A roundish size of dough boiled in soup, or as a sort of pudding; usually, a cover of paste inclosing an apple or other fruit, and boiled or cooked.
    • a type of pudding or size of boiled paste, or a wrapping of paste for which good fresh fruit is boiled.
    • A dwarf.
    • anybody of 2 or 3 types of dwarf, stemless, succulent evergreen flowers belonging to the genus Mesembryan-themum, especially M. minimal, called the small dumpling, a plant only half an inch high, and M. obcordellum, labeled as the higher dumpling, which is about an inch higher.
    • little balls or strips of boiled or steamed dough
    • dessert created by baking fresh fruit wrapped in pastry
    • some bread, occasionally filled, which cooked in fluid such liquid or soup.
    • Sweetened dough wrapped around fruit, such as an apple, baked and supported as a dessert.
    • Informal a brief, chubby animal.
    • A ball of bread that is cooked and will have a filling and/or extra ingredients in dough.
    • A term of endearment.
    • A roundish mass of dough boiled in soup, or as a kind of pudding; often, a cover of paste inclosing an apple or other fresh fruit, and boiled or baked.
    • a type of pudding or mass of boiled paste, or a wrapping of paste where fruit is boiled.
    • A dwarf.
    • anybody of several types of dwarf, stemless, succulent evergreen flowers from the genus Mesembryan-themum, especially M. minimum, called the tiny dumpling, a plant only half an inch high, and M. obcordellum, called the more dumpling, that will be about an inch higher.
    • small balls or pieces of boiled or steamed bread
    • dessert made by baking fruit wrapped in pastry

Related Sources

  • Definition for "dumpling"
    • a bit of dough, occasionally filled, which cooked…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "dumpling"
    • If the word dumpling confuses a…
    • View More
  • Phrases for "dumpling"
  • Cross Reference for "dumpling"
  • Form for "dumpling"
  • Same Context for "dumpling"
  • Urban Dictionary for "dumpling"
    • A short, curvy or chubby white…
    • View More
281 votes

How would you define dumpling?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!