Definition of pandowdy in English:

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Pronunciation: /panˈdoudē/

noun (plural pandowdies)

North American
A kind of spiced apple pie baked in a deep dish.
Example sentences
  • Grunts are cousins of all kinds of other fruit desserts with CRAZY names: cobblers, crisps, betties, clafoutis, pandowdies, buckles.
  • From Canada to Texas, you will find a crisp, a crunch, a grunt, a brown betty, a buckle and even a pandowdy.
  • Weil's recipes for unfussy summer desserts like easy blackberry cobbler, juicy peach pandowdy, and warm blueberry grunt leave no excuse for not taking advantage of summer fruit at its peak.


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Syllabification: pan·dow·dy

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