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blintz Syllabification: blintz
(also blintzeˈblintsə)

Definition of blintz in English:


A thin rolled pancake filled with cheese or fruit and then fried or baked.
Example sentences
  • Like everyone noticed your cheese blintzes at the Christmas party.
  • Ask everyone to bring a dish that reflects his or her family roots and watch what shows up on the table: everything from Alabama BBQ to cheese blintzes, corn pudding to quesadillas.
  • He fantasized that the inedible slop was his mother's blintzes with raspberries and cream.


From Yiddish blintse, from Russian blinets 'little pancakes'; compare with blini.

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