muffin


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muf·fin

 (mŭf′ĭn)
n.
1. A small, cup-shaped quick bread, often sweetened.
2. An English muffin.

[Possibly from Low German Muffen, pl. of Muffe, small cake, from Middle Low German.]

muffin

(ˈmʌfɪn)
n
(Cookery) Brit a thick round baked yeast roll, usually toasted and served with butter. US and Canadian term: English muffin
[C18: perhaps from Low German muffen, cakes]

muf•fin

(ˈmʌf ɪn)

n.
1. a small quick bread made with flour or cornmeal, eggs, milk, etc., and baked in a pan containing a series of cuplike molds.
[1695–1705; orig. uncertain]

muffin

English muffin
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.muffin - a sweet quick bread baked in a cup-shaped panmuffin - a sweet quick bread baked in a cup-shaped pan
quick bread - breads made with a leavening agent that permits immediate baking
bran muffin - muffin containing bran
corn muffin - cornbread muffin
popover - light hollow muffin made of a puff batter (individual Yorkshire pudding) baked in a deep muffin cup
Translations
فَطيرَة زُبْدَه
druh vdolečku
muffin
lítil formkaka
sviestinė bandelė
apaļa bulciņa
muffin
ufak yuvarlak ekmek

muffin

[ˈmʌfɪn] N
1. (= cake) → magdalena f (generalmente con sabor a chocolate o con trocitos de fruta)
2. (eaten with butter) (Brit) → mollete m (US) especie de pan dulcebollo m

muffin

n
Muffin m, kleiner, in Förmchen gebackener Kuchen
(Brit) weiches, flaches Milchbrötchen, meist warm gegessen

muffin

(ˈmafin) noun
a type of round, flat cake eaten hot with butter.
References in classic literature ?
United Metropolitan Improved Hot Muffin and Crumpet Baking and Punctual Delivery Company.
She may also eat my wheelbarrow," added a pleasant looking Muffin.
My tea is drawing, and my muffin is on the hob, Mr Wegg; will you partake?
Coffee, please," says Tom, with his mouth full of muffin and kidney.
A teaboard, cups and saucers, plates, knives and forks (including carvers), spoons (various), saltcellars, a meek little muffin confined with the utmost precaution under a strong iron cover, Moses in the bullrushes typified by a soft bit of butter in a quantity of parsley, a pale loaf with a powdered head, two proof impressions of the bars of the kitchen fire-place on triangular bits of bread, and ultimately a fat family urn: which the waiter staggered in with, expressing in his countenance burden and suffering.
Smart maids, with the rosiest children I ever saw, handsome girls, looking half asleep, dandies in queer English hats and lavender kids lounging about, and tall soldiers, in short red jackets and muffin caps stuck on one side, looking so funny I longed to sketch them.
Nancy left the room precipitately, though to do so she had to carry out the hot muffins she had just brought in.
Yes," said Dab-Dab, who was toasting muffins for his tea, "it is indeed
If I want to write any thing very pathetic--I mean, if I want to try to write anything very pathetic--I eat a large plateful of hot buttered muffins about an hour beforehand, and then by the time I sit down to my work a feeling of unutterable melancholy has come over me.
I remember eating muffins at the time, with marmalade.
They sat before a bright fire, with a small low table between them; and unless the fragrance of hot tea and muffins lingered longer in that room than in most others, the table had seen service very lately.
He was fond of inviting them to tea; and, though vowing they never got a look in with him at the cakes and muffins, for it was the fashion to believe that his corpulence pointed to a voracious appetite, and his voracious appetite to tapeworms, they accepted his invitations with real pleasure.