Definition of profiterole in English:

profiterole

Syllabification: pro·fit·er·ole
Pronunciation: /prəˈfitəˌrōl
 
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noun

A small hollow pastry typically filled with cream and covered with chocolate sauce.
More example sentences
  • Throwing my heart monitor out the window I plumped (no pun intended) for the dessert of fresh profiteroles served with butterscotch sauce.
  • Desserts here have been a weak link, from a tough-crusted fruit tart to tough-skinned profiteroles to a too-goopy bread pudding.
  • Nick opted for some vanilla ice, while I went for profiteroles served with a zabaglione and chocolate sauce.

Origin

French, diminutive of profit 'profit'.

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