Definition of spiedie in English:


Syllabification: spied·ie
Pronunciation: /ˈspēdē


An Italian-American dish consisting of marinated pieces of meat cooked on a skewer, and often served in a roll.
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  • I first had spiedies at my friend's dad's tailgate party in Southbend at a Michigan v. Notre Dame game back in 1992.
  • Silvestri, who asserts that his spiedie sauce of mint, garlic, carrots and peppers is still the best, uses pork shoulder marinated three days for his spiedies.
  • Grip the meat with the bread and pull the skewer out, and devour a deliciously spicy and juicy spiedie.


early 20th century: probably from Italian spiedi, plural of spiedo 'spit, skewer', probably from Middle French espiet 'spear', of Germanic origin.

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