Share this entry

Share this page

kugel

Syllabification: ku·gel
Pronunciation: /ˈko͝oɡəl, ˈko͞o-
 
/

Definition of kugel in English:

noun

(In Jewish cooking) a kind of sweet or savory pudding of noodles or potatoes.
Example sentences
  • Their tote bags were laden with vegetables to prepare for chicken soup and potato kugel.
  • They bring steaming trays of potato kugel and berry cobbler, bottles of grape juice and sweet wine.
  • He meant potato kugel, no doubt made in the traditional way with eggs, chicken fat, onion, and grated potato.

Origin

Yiddish, literally 'ball'.

Definition of kugel in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day jaunt
Pronunciation: jônt
noun
a short excursion or journey for pleasure