Definition of pie crust in English:

pie crust

Syllabification: pie crust
Pronunciation: /ˈpīˌkrəst
(also piecrust)


  • 1The baked pastry crust of a pie.
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    • The book doesn't just have recipes; it has the science of piecrusts, fillings, and toppings (meringues, whipped creams) laid out in excruciating detail for those of us who are still struggling to live up to our mothers.
    • There's a lantern procession, carols and much feasting on stargazy pie with pilchard heads poking through the piecrust.
    • Why, they're two of the finest cooks who ever blancoed a burnt piecrust.
  • 1.1North American The dough used to make pie crusts: my mother was rolling out pie crust on the table
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    • Roll out your favorite piecrust about 1/4 inch thick or less.
    • Fourthly, although I am not one for making the world's best pastry, I'd read about Shuna's easy to make piecrust and concluded that her interesting-sounding method looked like a fun one to try out.
    • Unfold refrigerated piecrusts to make pot pies, Jamaican patties, empanadas and apple turnovers.

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