Definition of bagel in English:

bagel

Syllabification: ba·gel
Pronunciation: /ˈbāgəl
 
/

noun

  • A dense bread roll in the shape of a ring, made by boiling dough and then baking it.
    More example sentences
    • Wholemeal, ciabatta, bagels, pitta bread or tortilla wraps will be a welcome change.
    • They eat a nang, flat bread shaped like a bagel or pancake and made with wheat or corn flour.
    • Bagel Palace is to bagels what Cindarella's castle in Disney is to Buckingham Palace in England.

Origin

early 20th century (as beigel): from Yiddish beygel.

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