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Meaning of "olykoek" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OLYKOEK

olykoek  [ˈɒlɪˌkuːk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OLYKOEK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Olykoek 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 OLYKOEK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of olykoek in the English dictionary

The definition of olykoek in the dictionary is a type of American doughnut.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OLYKOEK


bouk
buːk
caoutchouc
ˈkaʊtʃuːk
chinook
tʃɪˈnuːk
douc
duːk
duke
djuːk
ewk
juːk
fluke
fluːk
juke
dʒuːk
kook
kuːk
Luke
luːk
mook
muːk
nuke
njuːk
puke
pjuːk
rebuke
rɪˈbjuːk
snook
snuːk
souk
suːk
spook
spuːk
suq
suːk
uke
juːk
zouk
zuːk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OLYKOEK

olivinitic
olla
olla podrida
ollamh
oller
ollie
ollying
olm
Olmec
ologies
ologist
ologoan
ology
ololiuqui
Olomouc
oloroso
olpe

WORDS THAT END LIKE OLYKOEK

cheek
creek
doek
geek
Greek
Leeuwenhoek
lek
meek
nek
Osijek
peek
seek
sleek
snoek
Stabroek
trek
turn the other cheek
vetkoek
week
Windhoek

Synonyms and antonyms of olykoek in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «olykoek» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OLYKOEK

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The translations of olykoek from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «olykoek» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

olykoek
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

olykoek
570 millions of speakers

English

olykoek
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

olykoek
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

olykoek
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

olykoek
278 millions of speakers

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olykoek
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

olykoek
260 millions of speakers

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olykoek
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Olykoek
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

olykoek
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

olykoek
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

olykoek
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Olykoek
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

olykoek
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

olykoek
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओलेकोक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

olykoek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

olykoek
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

olykoek
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

olykoek
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

olykoek
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

olykoek
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

olykoek
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

olykoek
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

olykoek
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of olykoek

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OLYKOEK»

The term «olykoek» is normally little used and occupies the 136.812 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OLYKOEK» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OLYKOEK»

Discover the use of olykoek in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to olykoek and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Cookies, Coleslaw, and Stoops: The Influence of Dutch on the ...
An older name for a similar type of pastry is oliekoek, see olykoek. In the nineteenth century, Dutch immigrants in New York ate a different type of sweet pastry, made of more delicate and fancy dough, namely cookies (see cookie).
Nicoline Sijs van der, 2009
2
Glazed America: A History of the Doughnut
However, most descriptions of the olykoek indicate that it was fried dough that was either twisted or had a nut placed in its center. Van der Hamen's painting raises the possibility that the spherical doughnut existed before a clearly defined and ...
Paul R. Mullins, 2008
3
Legends Every Child Should Know
Such hcaped-up platters of cakes of various and almost indescribable kinds, known only to experienced Dutch houswives ! There was the doughty doughnut, the tender olykoek, and the crisp and crumbling cruller; sweet cakes and short cakes ...
Hamilton Wright Mabie, 2009
4
Bart's King-Sized Book of Fun
The Dutch called this pioneer doughnut an olykoek: “oily cake.” Oily cake? That sort of takes the fun out of it, doesn't it? rANdOm FOOd FUN! When sitting down to eat with a group, give your plate a serious look and quietly say, “I'm going to eat ...
Bart King, 2010
5
Hearts of the Talvarez
Though she ate and enjoyed the olykoek, she felt suddenly empty. He wasn't at all attentive to her, nor did he touch her, or look directly into her eyes. He excused himself from her presence the moment the men began to crowd into the gran ...
Jane A. Westwood, 2002
6
30 Ghost Short Stories - SELECTED SHORTS COLLECTION:
Such heaped up platters of cakes ofvarious and almost indescribable kinds, known onlyto experienced Dutch housewives! There was the doughty doughnut, the tender olykoek, andthecrisp and crumbling cruller; sweet cakes and short cakes, ...
Oldiees Publishing, Ambrose Bierce, O. Henry, 2014
7
FoodFest 365!: The Officially Fun Food Holiday Cookbook
... doughnut began as the olykoek, meaning oil cake, coming from Dutch settlers who had already brought us cookies and cobblers. It is said that the shape of the doughnut came from a man named Hansen Gregory who, while aboard a ship ...
Yvan Lemoine, 2010
8
Studies in Etymology and Etiology: With Emphasis on ...
Pace Safire, it is not clear why donut became more widespread in American English than olykoek. “[clank was] first sighted in 1656” (25 September 1994). It is anyone's guess what he means by “sighted in 1656.” “[...] an alliterative outgrowth of ...
David L. Gold, Antonio Lillo Buades, Félix Rodríguez González, 2009
9
A Book Of The Hudson (Extended Annotated Edition):
Such heaped up platters of cakesof variousand almost indescribable kinds, known only to experiencedDutch housewives! There was the doughty doughnut, the tender olykoek, andthe crisp and crumbling cruller;sweet cakesand short cakes, ...
Washington Irving, 2014
10
Through the Flashlight's Beam: A Collection of Classic Scary ...
... of autumn. Such heaped up platters of cakes of various and almost indescribable kinds, known only to experienced Dutch housewives! There was the doughty doughnut, the tender olykoek, and the crisp and crumbling cruller; sweet cakes ...
Edgar Allan Poe

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OLYKOEK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term olykoek is used in the context of the following news items.
1
8 things you didn't know about doughnuts
Most accounts point to the Dutch “olykoek,” literally meaning “oily cake,” as the likely ancestor to the American doughnut, and theorize that ... «NET Website, Jun 15»
2
Celebrate National Donut Day with free donuts
The Dutch would make “olykoek,” which translates to oily cake. The first Dutch doughnuts didn't have a hole, but they were fried in hot oil and ... «FOX31 Denver, Jun 15»
3
Your Friday Briefing
In modern times, some credit for the doughnut goes to Anna Joralemon, who started selling Dutch “olykoek” (oil cake) in 1673 from a shop in ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
4
Test Yourself | New York City Doughnuts
2In New York City, the doughnut no longer resembles the Dutch olykoek that Anna Joralemon started selling in 1673 from a shop on lower ... «New York Times, Nov 14»
5
Doughnuts in New York City From Carpe Donut NYC to Pies 'N' Thighs
In New York City, the doughnut no longer resembles the Dutch olykoek that Anna Joralemon started selling in 1673 from a shop on lower ... «New York Times, Nov 14»
6
The History of Donuts in America
... there lived a woman named Elizabeth Gregory who made a darn fine olykoek. She spiced hers with nutmeg, cinnamon, and preserved lemon ... «Huffington Post, Jul 14»
7
The History Behind National Donut Day
The Dutch would make "olykoek," which translates to oily cake. The first Dutch doughnuts didn't have a hole, but they were fried in hot oil and the dough was ... «OzarksFirst.com, Jun 14»
8
Donut Anthropologist Answers All of Your Burning Donut Questions
I think what you and I call the donut — fried flour with raised yeast and a hole in the center — has its strongest ethnic roots in the olykoek (oily ... «TIME, Jun 14»
9
Doughnut Day
It's commonly held that doughnuts came to America—Manhattan, no less—with the Dutch settlers, as olykoek (oily cakes), beginning the ... «New Yorker, Jun 13»
10
National Doughnut Day
The Dutch would make “olykoek,” which translates to oily cake. The first Dutch doughnuts didn't have a hole, but they were fried in hot oil and ... «FOX2now.com, Nov 12»

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« EDUCALINGO. Olykoek [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/olykoek>. Oct 2020 ».
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