noun (plural patties)
- 1A small flat cake of minced or finely chopped food, especially meat.More example sentences
- The burgers consist of chicken or beef patties sandwiched between two rice cakes.
- To test for taste, make a small patty of the meat mixture and sauté until cooked.
- We started with the meat patty, as that was a simple round.
- 1.1North American A small, round, flat chocolate-covered peppermint candy.More example sentences
- A man was eating a peppermint patty on his porch and he was shocked by his implantable cardioverter defibrillator, and guess what he doesn't like to eat anymore?
- So when I needed a little sugary fix, I always knew that I could stop by my mother's house and grab a licorice twist or peppermint patty.
- Suffice to say, I didn't land the job but I had oodles of fun that day, including leaving a dish of individually-wrapped peppermint patties behind for everyone on the interview panel to enjoy!
- 1.2chiefly British A small pie or turnover.More example sentences
- The other day mention was being made of plantain tarts and patties on board.
- I push the pastry down loosely into the patty tins.
- Jan also makes a delicious range of flans, wraps, fritters and patties in the kitchen of her River Bank Road home.
mid 17th century: alteration of French pâté, by association with pasty1.
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