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gedunk

gedunk n. ice cream, a dessert, a snack, or any easy-to-consume food; a store, mess hall, or other place where such treats are bought or eaten. Also geedunk, gedonk, geedonk. Editorial Note: In the 1925 citation to gedunk, meaning ‘to dunk (food),’...

gedunk

gedunk  n.— «Ron Phelix, a sub vet from the Malone area, raved about the food on the USS Skipjack from 1960 to ‘64. He said they had “geeddunks,” a slang term for doughnuts and cinnamon buns, each night at midnight.» —“Sub...

fu

fu  suffix— «She didn’t win, but it was pretty clear she was there not to demonstrate her superior cooking fu but to spread the word of Thai food to Japan.» —by Trip Trip’s Brain-Sucking Web Site Jan. 26, 2002. (source:...

fooding

fooding  n.— «One of my favorite bits of franglais is the word le fooding. The meaning of this contraction of “food” and “feeling” is slippery, but it relates to a trend of fresh, original cooking that’s taking hold...

spiedie

spiedie n. a food dish of marinated meat chunks, usually cooked on a skewer and sometimes eaten as a sandwich. Also spiedi. Editorial Note: This word in the US appears to be special to New York State near Binghamton and Syracuse. Etymological Note:...

French hours

French hours  n.— «We would get there at 6 a.m. and roll by 6:45. We did “French hours.” You don’t break for lunch, you just keep passing food all day. Colin’s confession at the end, that’s the ninth day of shooting—it’s the...