Translation of dumpling in Spanish:

dumpling

Pronunciation: /ˈdʌmplɪŋ/

n

  • 1.1 [Culin] (savory)bola de masa que se come en sopas o guisos apple dumplingmanzana al horno, envuelta en masa
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    • Both Chiao and Sharipov have requested a special take-out of dim sum dumplings and fried rice for their Christmas meal.
    • Appetizers include Spring Rolls, dumplings, Deep fried Wontons, a selection of salad rolls and even a Pan-Fried Turnip Cake.
    • Jacket potatoes are now becoming the preferred option to chips, pasta salads have replaced stew and dumplings, and beef burgers have made way for chicken tikka.
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    • Sweet renditions of bread-like dumplings, filled with fruit and poached in syrup, are also common in these parts.
    • His simple tastes showed themselves in other ways: he took to drinking a thin soup for Elevenses, preferred mashed potatoes over anything fancy, and seemed to love nothing more than apple dumplings for dessert.
    • And now, thanks to the generous nature of Yorkshire folk, she knows a lot about apple dumplings, pikelets and rabbit patties too.
    1.2 (small fat person) [colloquial/familiar] gordito, -ta (m,f) [familiar/colloquial]
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    • It wouldn't be so bad if I wasn't so short, but I end up looking like a dumpling, or a pudding.

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