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A very light, hollow muffin made with eggs, milk, and flour.


1. (Cookery) Brit an individual Yorkshire pudding, often served with roast beef
2. (Cookery) US and Canadian a light puffy hollow muffin made from a batter mixture
3. (Clothing & Fashion) a simple garment for women or girls that is put on by being slipped over the head


(ˈpɒpˌoʊ vər)

a hollow muffin made with a batter of milk, egg, and flour.
[1875–80, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.popover - light hollow muffin made of a puff batter (individual Yorkshire pudding) baked in a deep muffin cup
muffin, gem - a sweet quick bread baked in a cup-shaped pan
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Like the popover racks I had to have so that I could replicate the Adair Inn's amazing popovers served with breakfast every morning.
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The shelves in the middle of the frozen food department also house a general merchandise section chock full of upscale housewares, like popover pans and lettuce knives.
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No, in a bid to patch things upwith his old gaffer, perhaps Becks invited Sir Alex to popover for a night and they put him up in one oftheroomswithamini-bar.
As for stuffing the dessert in my pocket, no way--it being a hot popover the size of a baseball, which I might have collapsed to pocket accommodations had it not somehow been filled with ice cream.