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Meaning of "dumpling" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD DUMPLING

Dump-, perhaps variant of lump1 + -ling1.
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PRONUNCIATION OF DUMPLING

dumpling  [ˈdʌmplɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DUMPLING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Dumpling is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DUMPLING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

dumpling

Dumpling

Dumplings are cooked balls of dough. They are based on flour, potatoes or bread, and may include meat, fish, vegetables, or sweets. They may be cooked by boiling, steaming, simmering, frying, or baking. They may have a filling, or there may be other ingredients mixed into the dough. Dumplings may be sweet or savoury. They can be eaten by themselves, in soups or stews, with gravy, or in any other way. While some dumplings resemble solid water-boiled doughs, such as gnocchi, others such as wontons resemble meatballs with a thin dough covering.

Definition of dumpling in the English dictionary

The first definition of dumpling in the dictionary is a small ball of dough cooked and served with stew. Other definition of dumpling is a pudding consisting of a round pastry case filled with fruit. Dumpling is also a short plump person.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DUMPLING


coupling
ˈkʌplɪŋ
crippling
ˈkrɪplɪŋ
decoupling
diːˈkʌplɪŋ
fopling
ˈfɒplɪŋ
grappling
ˈɡræplɪŋ
Kipling
ˈkɪplɪŋ
pling
plɪŋ
popeling
ˈpəʊplɪŋ
sampling
ˈsɑːmplɪŋ
sapling
ˈsæplɪŋ
stripling
ˈstrɪplɪŋ
wool-stapling
ˈwʊlˌsteɪplɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DUMPLING

dump truck
dumpcart
dumper
dumper truck
dumpier
dumpiest
dumpily
dumpiness
dumping
dumping ground
dumpish
dumpishly
dumpishness
dumple
dumps
dumpsite
Dumpster
dumpster diving
dumpy
dumpy level

WORDS THAT END LIKE DUMPLING

block sampling
chorionic villus sampling
consumer sampling
direct coupling
feeling
flange coupling
fluid coupling
half coupling
handling
hydraulic coupling
mailing
quota sampling
rippling
rolling
selling
spread sampling
sterling
stippling
stomach stapling
universal coupling

Synonyms and antonyms of dumpling in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «dumpling» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DUMPLING

Find out the translation of dumpling to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of dumpling from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «dumpling» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

饺子
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

bola de masa que se come en sopas o guisos
570 millions of speakers

English

dumpling
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गुलगुला
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

عَجِينَةٌ مَسْلُوقَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

клецка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

bolinho cozido
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পুডিংবিশেষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

boulette
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dumpling
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kloß
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ダンプリング
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

만두
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dumpling
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bánh bao
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உருண்டைகள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

डंपलिंग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

meyveli börek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

gnocco
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kluska
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

галушка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

gălușcă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ντάμπλινγκ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

pasta
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

klimp
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

melbolle
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of dumpling

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DUMPLING»

The term «dumpling» is quite widely used and occupies the 39.002 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DUMPLING» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about dumpling

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DUMPLING»

Discover the use of dumpling in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to dumpling and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Dumpling
Dumpling wishes she was long and sausage-shaped like her two brothers and other dachshunds, instead of being short and stumpy.
Dick King-Smith, 2002
2
Dumpling Days
When Pacy, her two sisters, and their parents go to Taiwan to celebrate Grandma's sixtieth birthday, the girls learn a great deal about their heritage.
Grace Lin, 2013
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Dumpling Soup
But she worries if anyone will eat her funny-looking dumplings. Set in the Hawaiian islands, this story celebrates the joyful mix of food, customs, and languages from many cultures.
Jama Kim Rattigan, 2008
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Micronations
The Only 100% Science-Literate Society. America Could Learn a Lot From Its Neighbor. Caption of an aerial photo of North Dumpling in Dean Kamen's office A genius inventor buys his own island – it sounds like the backstory for a Bond film.
John Ryan, 2006
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The Dim Sum Dumpling Book
Offers a selection of recipes for dim sum, including traditional Chinese tea house favorites and vegetarian dumplings, and provides recipes for an assortment of doughs, flavored oils, and dipping sauces
Eileen Yin-Fei Lo, 1995
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The Dumpling: A Detective Love Story of a Great Labour Rising
low, was, however, only one item in the Dumpling's carefully planned campaign. Knowing that it would be from the east or north-east the rioters would approach, the officer in command of the troops had placed his batteries so that the guns ...
Coulson Kernahan, 2009
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Asian Dumplings: Mastering Gyoza, Spring Rolls, Samosas, and ...
Dozens of mouth-watering color photographs round out Asian Dumplings, making it the most definitive, inviting, inspiring book of its kind. From the Hardcover edition.
Andrea Nguyen, 2011
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The Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink
New Haven, Cl', and London: Yale University Press, 2001. ANDREW F. SMITH Dumplings Dumplings are plump, delicious, and unpretentious foods that defy precise definition. Even Maria Polushkin, in her Dumpling Cookbook, ...
Andrew F. Smith, 2007
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Brickwork
The earth is refilled at the back of the walls and the dumpling of earth in the centre of the main excavation is then excavated. Extreme care must be taken to ensure that there is a good joint between the concrete floor and the asphalt. The layers ...
W. G. Nash, 1990
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Food: A Dictionary of Literal and Nonliteral Terms
DUCK'S EGG See Lay an Egg. DUCK SOUP See Easy as Duck Soup. DULL AS DISHWATER See Taste like Dishwater. DUMB WAITER See Maitre d'Hotel. DUMPLING a little dumpling. A pudgy little girl or young woman. Source: DUMPLING.
Robert Allen Palmatier, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DUMPLING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term dumpling is used in the context of the following news items.
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Chinese dumpling trend arrives in Laguna Hills
Although the lackluster interior looks much the same, and the sign above the door reads Wok & Grill, the name is now actually Wok & Dumpling, ... «OCRegister, Jul 15»
2
Golden Dumpling Cook Off and Derby returns on August 9, 2015
A dumpling passport ($55 plus service charge) lets you sample each creation, and with 17 restaurants participating, expect to leave stuffed like ... «Straight.com, Jul 15»
3
Bringing dumplings to Christchurch
Research trips to Shanghai and Sydney helped them to clarify their vision, culminating in the opening of Pot Sticker Dumpling Bar in ... «The Press, Jul 15»
4
Make Yourself a Behemoth Pile of These Easy, Tasty Dumplings
We consulted hostess with the mostess Sue Chan for her top tips and recipes when it comes to flexing your dumpling game, which you should ... «Munchies_ Food by VICE, Jul 15»
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DC community calendar, July 9-16, 2015
Dumplings: A global wrap and savory culinary history Food expert Barbara Gallani discusses the contrast between the dumpling as everyday ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
6
Perth's best gourmet to go
... scallop or vegetarian tempura main, plus a gyoza dumpling, deep-fried pumpkin corquette, omelette, chicken kara-age and steamed rice. «The West Australian, Jul 15»
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The Saxon Inn's menu, atmosphere doesn't aim for upper-crust, but …
McCl ain says her mother's homemade chicken and dumpling soup ($2.50 for a cup, $4.75 for a bowl) is well-known. We sampled the chicken ... «Tribune-Review, Jul 15»
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36 Hours in Vilnius, Lithuania
You can't leave Vilnius without trying a zeppelin — a stuffed potato dumpling — and the options abound at Forto Dvaras: Choose from curd, ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
9
Portland chef Jenn Louis brings Italian comfort home with terrific …
She changes the pastas regularly, based on the season, but it's often a type of dumpling, like gnocchi, the light potato pillows that make you ... «OregonLive.com, Jul 15»
10
My Leader Yummy – Strawberry Dumpling Pudding
Kathleen Brotherton, a Leader food columnist, says this old-fashioned Strawberry Dumpling Pudding is a great dessert to whip up in the ... «Leader Publications, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Dumpling [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/dumpling>. Nov 2019 ».
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