There are 2 main definitions of meringue in English:

Share this entry

meringue 1

Syllabification: me·ringue
Pronunciation: /məˈraNG/

noun

An item of sweet food made from a mixture of well-beaten egg whites and sugar, baked until crisp and typically used as a topping for desserts, especially pies. Individual meringues are often filled with fruit or whipped cream.
Example sentences
  • I store it in jars and use it to spoon over all sorts of things, like pancakes, creamy meringues, plain cheesecake, yogurt, and vanilla ice-cream.
  • We were delighted with the show and happily chose from various cheesecakes, meringues and chocolate cakes.
  • I'd do difficult things like puff pastry or meringues.

Origin

From French, of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with meringue

bang, Battambang, bhang, clang, Da Nang, dang, fang, gang, hang, harangue, kiang, Kuomintang, Kweiyang, Laing, Luang Prabang, Nanchang, Pahang, pang, parang, Penang, prang, Pyongyang, rang, sang, satang, Shang, shebang, Shenyang, slambang, slang, spang, sprang, Sturm und Drang, tang, thang, trepang, twang, vang, whang, Xizang, yang, Zaozhuang

Definition of meringue in:

Share this entry

 

There are 2 main definitions of meringue in English:

Share this entry

meringue 2 Line breaks: mer|ingue
Pronunciation: /məˈraŋ/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

Variant spelling of merengue.

Share this entry

 

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