Definition of cruller in English:

cruller

Line breaks: crul|ler
Pronunciation: /ˈkrʌlə
 
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noun

North American
  • A small cake made of rich dough twisted or curled and fried in deep fat.
    More example sentences
    • Then, with bittersweet feelings, we realize how much we love what our parents loved - the long, fried crullers at dim sum; the smells of strange-looking fruit in Chinatown; the simplicity of chopsticks in one's hand.
    • For five minutes, everyone either threw down exact change or made their own change without any notice from Ralph; he was just too busy pouring coffee or retrieving crullers to pay any attention to the money situation.
    • For homecomings and family gatherings, there is usually a sumptuous spread of cakes and pastries, including crullers and thin pancakes rolled around whipped cream.

Origin

early 19th century: from Dutch kruller, from krullen 'to curl'.

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