Definition of hush puppies in English:

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hush puppies

plural noun

1 (Hush Puppies) trademark Lightweight casual shoes made of soft suede or leather.
Example sentences
  • Pinstriped oxford shirt, brown hush puppies and wire frame glasses adorned this man who also looked in his mid thirties.
  • He removed her hushpuppies and replaced each of them with a white in-line skate.
  • The hush puppies are very comfy.
2US Small cakes of maize dough which are quickly deep-fried.
Example sentences
  • In the southern states catfish fillets are usually dredged in cornmeal and fried, to be served with hush puppy and coleslaw.
  • Quenelles are more appropriate to a fine-dining dinner plate than the classic spoon-dropped hush puppy, but the winning recipe was too moist to hold a quenelle shape.
  • They have the smoothness of a beignet, the heft of a hush puppy, and they're spiced with cayenne pepper and little shreds of Italian ham.

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