hoagie
also hoagy noun (plural hoagies) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1943 submarine 2

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  • 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} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hoagie — ☆ hoagie or hoagy [hō′gē ] n. pl. hoagies 〚? altered < hoggie (/span> HOG), named in reference to large size〛 HERO SANDWICH * * * hoa·gie also hoa·gy (hōʹgē) n. Chiefly Pe …   Universalium

  • hoagie — American English (originally Philadelphia) word for hero, large sandwich made from a long, split roll; originally hoggie (c.1936), traditionally said to be named for Big Band songwriter Hoagland Howard Hoagy Carmichael (1899 1981), but the use of …   Etymology dictionary

  • hoagie — ☆ hoagie or hoagy [hō′gē ] n. pl. hoagies [? altered < hoggie (< HOG), named in reference to large size] HERO SANDWICH …   English World dictionary

  • Hoagie — A hoagie is a style of sandwich popular in Philadelphia and the surrounding region. It consists of an elongated roll typically packed with a selection of cold lunch meats, sliced cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, sweet or hot peppers, oregano, and… …   Wikipedia

  • hoagie — submarine sandwich sub ma*rine sand wich, n. A large sandwich on an elongated roll, usually incompletely cut into two halves, filed with various cold cuts, meatballs, lettuce, cheese, tomatoes, olives, etc., and spiced variously, and often having …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hoagie — noun /ˈhoʊ.ɡi/ A sandwich made on a (usually soft) long Italian roll. I am going to Wawa to get a hoagie for lunch. Syn: grinder, hero, sub, submarine sandwich …   Wiktionary

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

  • hoagie — [ həʊgi] noun (plural hoagies) chiefly N. Amer. a long filled bread roll. Origin 1960s: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • hoagie — hoa·gie …   English syllables

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