noun plural -ties
- (especially British English)Cornish pasty
empanada (feminine) (Latin America)
empanadilla (feminine) (especially Spain)(empanada de papa, cebolla, nabo sueco y carne)Example sentences
- I've always associated it with school meals, so to see it put in a shortcrust pasty is an intriguing way of lifting something that is otherwise quite dull and boring.
- Samuel Pepys recorded that on 6 January 1660 he was entertained to dinner ‘which was good, only the venison pasty was palpable beef, which was not handsome’.
- I found myself, a 10-rouble bill in hand, in front of a kiosk selling chebureki, the Crimean meat pasty. ‘And heat it up, will you?’
adjective -tier, -tiest
- 1 (pale)(complexion)
- He was a large, sloppy man with a round pasty face and yellow hair.
- Now and again some workman would stop to light his pipe, but the others tramped on round him with never a smile, never a word to a mate, pasty faces all turned towards Paris, which swallowed them one by one…
- Sam's face was pasty, he had black rings around his eyes.
- Cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, about 12 minutes, until the mixture is pasty but not dry.
- Stir the butter-flour mixture over high heat until it's very thick and pasty and pulls away from the sides of the pan, Remove from heat and stir until smooth.
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