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English definition of “pizza”


noun [C or U]     /ˈpiːt.sə/ (US old-fashioned also pizza pie)
A1 a large circle of flat bread baked with cheese, tomatoes, and sometimes meat and vegetables spread on top: a slice of pizza I like a lot of different pizza toppings. a deep-pan (US deep-dish) pizzaSavoury dishes
(Definition of pizza noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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