Meaning of “English muffin” in the English Dictionary

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"English muffin" in British English

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English muffinnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌɪŋ.ɡlɪʃ ˈmʌf.ɪn/ us /ˌɪŋ.ɡlɪʃ ˈmʌf.ɪn/ US UK muffin

Examples from literature

  • Last, and by no means least, we shall sample everything to eat from English muffins to Hungarian goulash. 
  • Miniature pizzas are split English muffins rubbed with garlic or onion and brushed with olive oil. 

(Definition of “English muffin” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"English muffin" in American English

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English muffinnoun [ C ]

us /ˌɪŋ·ɡlɪʃ ˈmʌf·ən, -lɪʃ-/

a type of small, flat, round bread that is usually heated before being eaten

(Definition of “English muffin” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)