Crossword clues for muffin
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Muffin \Muf"fin\, n. [From Muff.] A light, spongy, cylindrical cake, used for breakfast and tea.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"light, small cake made with eggs," 1703, moofin, possibly from Low German muffen, plural of muffe "small cake;" or somehow connected with Old French moflet "soft, tender" (said of bread). Muffin top in reference to waistline bulge over tight, low jeans is attested by 2005, from resemblance to baked muffins from a tin.
n. 1 (context British English) A type of flattish bun, usually cut in two horizontally, toasted and spread with butter, etc, before being eaten. 2 (context US English) A type of individual bread such as corn, bran, banana or zucchini bread often sliced and spread with butter, etc before being eaten. 3 (context especially US English) (informally) A cupcake without frosting, but sometimes glazed. 4 (context computing English) A mechanism used in the http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Java%20Network%20Launching%20Protocol analogous to the cookie mechanism and which permits a program running in a browser to perform operations on a client machine. 5 (context slang English) (non-gloss definition Term of endearment. English) 6 (context sexual slang English) A vulva. 7 (context baseball slang English) A less talented player; one who muffs, or drops the ball. 8 (context slang English) A charming, attractive young man. (rfex)
n. a sweet quick bread baked in a cup-shaped pan [syn: gem]
A muffin is an individual-sized, baked quick bread product.
Muffins in the United States are similar to cupcakes in size and cooking methods, the main difference being that cupcakes tend to be sweet desserts using cake batter and which are often topped with sugar frosting. Muffins are available in both savory varieties, such as cornmeal and cheese muffins, or sweet varieties such as blueberry, chocolate chip or banana flavours. Muffins are often eaten as a breakfast food. Coffee may be served to accompany muffins. Fresh baked muffins are sold by bakeries, donut shops and some fast food restaurants and coffeehouses. Factory baked muffins are sold at grocery stores and convenience stores and they are also served in some coffee shops and cafeterias.
Outside the United Kingdom, an English muffin is a flatter disk-shaped, typically unsweetened bread of English origin. These muffins are popular in Commonwealth countries and the United States. English muffins are often served toasted for breakfast. English muffins may be served with butter or margarine. English muffins may be topped with sweet toppings, such as jam or honey, or savoury toppings (e.g., round sausage, cooked egg, cheese or bacon). English muffins are typically eaten as a breakfast food.
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A muffin is a small quick bread, but the term can also refer to an English muffin, a small yeast-leavened bread.
Muffin may also refer to:
Usage examples of "muffin".
Setha Reaux, having missed lunch, had a cup of caff, a muffin, and tried to steady his mind as he contemplated his bubble world.
Three abreast, Rom, Muffin, and Gann walked briskly into the glassy-walled cave.
Muffin brought low by guiltstrolled away, peering at the floor, searching for signs of a struggle, while Gann knocked the repulsive paintings from the wall, one by one, looking behind each for hidden panels or compartments.
Jas, flanked by Gann and Muffin, entered the anteroom of the Great Council Hall.
I was busy in a different part of the compound with Gonzo, Mimsy, Muffin, and Chump, but I glanced over occasionally to see what was going on.
They piled their plates with an array of cultural delicacies: beef, pork, and chicken enchiladas, frijoles, arroz con carne asada, red sauce, green sauce, guacamole, and rich, hot salsa, all topped with flour tortillas and blue cornmeal muffins.
A grande Amaretto Cappuccino, a Mocha Frappuccino, and a Caramel Macchiato landed in my four-cup carrier, along with a half-dozen muffins and croissants.
Mrs McLachlan turned her back on him to assess the status of her baking raspberry muffins, Titus slid his muesli bowl over to Ffup.
When Mrs McLachlan turned her back on him to assess the status of her baking raspberry muffins, Titus slid his muesli bowl over to Ffup.
Soon the room was filled with the comfortable odor of Pekoe, of muffins toasted upon an electric heater, of cigarettes and stogies.
There were slices of turkey with cranberry dressing, pureed squash, roast potatoes, succotash, and a basket full of tiny muffins with pieces of zucchini sticking out of them.
Beat and pour into greased muffin pans until they are two-thirds full.
Line muffin pans with a double layer of cupcake papers and coat the inside with nonstick cooking spray.
I ordered tea and an English muffin and waited half an hour for it to arrive, all the while suffering the bickering and feeding noises of a huge family of Northern boors at the next table.
But last Wednesday morning, while perusing breadstuffs at the corner deli, her eyes locked on the muffin with the cranberry smile.