Dumpling - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdʌmplɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word dumpling
Brit.  |ˈdʌmplɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word dumpling

noun

- small balls or strips of boiled or steamed dough (syn: dumplings)
- dessert made by baking fruit wrapped in pastry

Examples

We had vegetarian dumplings as an appetizer.

You ought to have a nice little dumpling of a wife.

a dumpy little dumpling of a woman

Word forms

noun
singular: dumpling
plural: dumplings
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