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dump·ling

 (dŭmp′lĭng)
n.
1. A piece of dough, sometimes filled, that is cooked in liquid such as water or soup.
2. Sweetened dough wrapped around fruit, such as an apple, baked and served as a dessert.
3. Informal A short, chubby creature.

[Earlier dumplin, perhaps from dump, lump.]

dumpling

(ˈdʌmplɪŋ)
n
1. (Cookery) a small ball of dough cooked and served with stew
2. (Cookery) a pudding consisting of a round pastry case filled with fruit: apple dumpling.
3. informal a short plump person
[C16: dump-, perhaps variant of lump1 + -ling1]

dump•ling

(ˈdʌmp lɪŋ)

n.
1. a rounded mass of steamed and seasoned dough, often served in soups or stews.
2. a wrapping of dough enclosing fruit or a savory filling and steamed, baked, or fried.
3. a short, stout person.
[1590–1600; dump (of uncertain orig.) + -ling1]

dumpling

A small ball of dough, usually cooked and served with stew, or in a soup.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dumpling - small balls or strips of boiled or steamed doughdumpling - small balls or strips of boiled or steamed dough
alimentary paste, pasta - shaped and dried dough made from flour and water and sometimes egg
gnocchi - (Italian) a small dumpling made of potato or flour or semolina that is boiled or baked and is usually served with a sauce or with grated cheese
matzah ball, matzo ball, matzoh ball - a Jewish dumpling made of matzo meal; usually served in soup
won ton, wonton - a Chinese dumpling filled with spiced minced pork; usually served in soup
2.dumpling - dessert made by baking fruit wrapped in pastry
afters, dessert, sweet - a dish served as the last course of a meal
apple dumpling - apples wrapped in pastry and baked
Translations
knedlík
melbollebolle
mykykokkare
knedlaknedl
gombócnokedligaluska
soîin eîa steikt hveitibolla
ダンプリング
만두
kukulis
ķiļķensklimpapelmenis
knedľa
klimp
ก้อนพุดดิ้ง
hamur yuvarıyuvarlak mantı
bánh bao

dumpling

[ˈdʌmplɪŋ] nboulette f (de pâte)

dumpling

n
(Cook) → Kloß m, → Knödel m
(inf: = person) → Dickerchen nt (inf)

dumpling

[ˈdʌmplɪŋ] n (Culin) → gnocco di pasta

dumpling

(ˈdampliŋ) noun
(a) thick pudding or ball of cooked dough. stewed beef and dumplings.

dumpling

عَجِينَةٌ مَسْلُوقَة knedlík melbolle Kloß ντάμπλινγκ albóndigas de masa, bola de masa que se come en sopas o guisos myky boulette knedla gnocco ダンプリング 만두 knoedel melbolle kluska bolinho cozido клецка klimp ก้อนพุดดิ้ง hamur yuvarı bánh bao 饺子
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Stryver was rich; had married a florid widow with property and three boys, who had nothing particularly shining about them but the straight hair of their dumpling heads.
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Faux, senior, had told his son very frankly, that he must not look to being set up in business by HIM: with seven sons, and one of them a very healthy and well-developed idiot, who consumed a dumpling about eight inches in diameter every day, it was pretty well if they got a hundred apiece at his death.
The fair little listener--for fair she was, and young: though something of what is called the dumpling shape; but I don't myself object to that--lighted a candle, glanced at the Haymaker on the top of the clock, who was getting in a pretty average crop of minutes; and looked out of the window, where she saw nothing, owing to the darkness, but her own face imaged in the glass.
Of course, it's a hard thing to have to keep other people's children, though young Mr Snawley is certainly as useful and willing as it's possible for anybody to be; but, if it could be settled in any friendly manner--if old Mr Snawley, for instance, would settle to pay something certain for his board and lodging, and some fair arrangement was come to, so that we undertook to have fish twice a week, and a pudding twice, or a dumpling, or something of that sort--I do think that it might be very satisfactory and pleasant for all parties.
Mr Wegg pursued the biography of that eminent man through its various phases of avarice and dirt, through Miss Dancer's death on a sick regimen of cold dumpling, and through Mr Dancer's keeping his rags together with a hayband, and warming his dinner by sitting upon it, down to the consolatory incident of his dying naked in a sack.
Jingle, in a stage-whisper--'Large boy-- dumpling face--round eyes--rascal
they had dumplings too; small, but substantial, symmetrically globular, and indestructible dumplings.
Sliced tomatoes, with sugar or Apple dumplings, with real vinegar.
We'll see whether he gives up or not when I take a sharp knife to him," her mother answered; "and as to his looks, a platter full o' gravy makes a sight o' difference with old roosters, and I'll put dumplings round the aidge; they're turrible fillin', though they don't belong with boiled chicken.
I'm told the dumplings is uncommon fine down there,' said William.
So presently a savory stew of tripe and onions, with sweet little fat dumplings, was set before him, likewise a good stout pottle of Malmsey, and straightway the holy friar fell to with great courage and heartiness, so that in a short time nought was left but a little pool of gravy in the center of the platter, not large enow to keep the life in a starving mouse.