hoagy
hoagie hoagie, hoagy hoagy . a large sandwich on a long crusty roll that is split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the U. S., such as {hero}, {grinder}, and {submarine}.

Syn: bomber, grinder, hero, hero sandwich, hoagie, Cuban sandwich, Italian sandwich, poor boy, sub, submarine, submarine sandwich, torpedo, wedge, zep. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • hoagy — noun see hoagie …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hoagy — /hoh gee/, n., pl. hoagies. New Jersey and Pennsylvania (chiefly Philadelphia). a hero sandwich. Also, hoagie. [1965 70, Amer.; a number of anecdotal hypotheses have been advanced as to the orig. of the word, most claiming it to be derivative of… …   Universalium

  • hoagy — noun A sandwich made on a long bun; submarine sandwich …   Wiktionary

  • hoagy — Synonyms and related words: BLT, Dagwood sandwich, Sloppy Joe, Swiss cheese sandwich, bacon lettuce tomato sandwich, canape, cheeseburger, corned beef sandwich, double decker sandwich, egg salad sandwich, grilled cheese sandwich, grinder, ham… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Hoagy — Hoagland Howard Carmichael …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • hoagy — n. large sandwich made from French bread filled with salad and slices of meat and cheese (also hoagie) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hoagy — hoa·gy …   English syllables

  • hoagy — hoa•gy or hoa•gie [[t]ˈhoʊ gi[/t]] n. pl. gies. New Jersey and Pennsylvania. dial. hero sandwich • Etymology: 1965–70, amer.; orig. uncert …   From formal English to slang

  • hoagy — noun a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States • Syn: ↑bomber, ↑grinder,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hoagy Carmichael — (* 22. November 1899 in Bloomington, Indiana; † 27. Dezember 1981 in Rancho Mirage, Kalifornien; eigentlich Hoagland Howard Carmichael) war ein US amerikanischer Komponist, Pianist, Schauspieler und Sänger …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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