sticky bun

sticky bun
noun Date: 1974 a spiral-shaped cinnamon roll topped with melted brown sugar and butter

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sticky bun — Un sticky bun tradicional. El sticky bun (en inglés ‘bollo pegajoso’) es un pastel de postre o desayuno que suele consistir en trozos estirados de masa con levadura, conteniendo a veces azúcar moreno o canela, que se aplastan juntos para obtener… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Sticky bun — Sticky buns are a dessert or breakfast pastry that generally consist of rolled pieces of leavened dough mdash; sometimes containing brown sugar or cinnamon mdash; which are then compressed together to form a kind of flat loaf corresponding to the …   Wikipedia

  • sticky bun — noun rolled dough spread with sugar and nuts then sliced and baked in muffin tins with honey or sugar and butter in the bottom • Syn: ↑honey bun, ↑caramel bun, ↑schnecken • Hypernyms: ↑sweet roll, ↑coffee roll * * * Chiefly Northern and Western U …   Useful english dictionary

  • sticky bun — /ˈstɪki bʌn/ (say stikee bun) noun an iced bun, often with other toppings as coconut, nuts, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • sticky bun — Chiefly Northern and Western U.S. See honey bun (def. 1). * * * …   Universalium

  • sticky bun — noun a) A bun with a coating of melted sugar on top. b) Alternative name of slippery jack, a mushroom of the genus Suillus …   Wiktionary

  • bun — [bʌn] n [Sense: 1 3, 5; Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Perhaps from Old French bugne swelling (caused by a blow), type of fritter ] [Sense: 4; Date: 1800 1900; Origin: Perhaps from Scottish Gaelic bun; BUNNY] 1.) BrE a small round sweet cake …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bun — n. knot of hair that resembles a bun 1) in a bun (she wore her hair in a bun) type of pastry 2) a cinnamon, sticky bun * * * [bʌn] sticky bun [ type of pastry ] a cinnamon [ knot of hair that resembles a bun ] in a bun (she wore her hair in a… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • bun — noun (C) 1 BrE a small round sweet cake: a sticky bun 2 especially AmE a small round type of bread: a hamburger bun 3 a hairstyle in which a woman with long hair fastens it in a small round shape at the back of her head 4 have a bun in the oven… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bun — [ bʌn ] noun count * 1. ) a small round piece of bread: a burger in a bun 2. ) a hairstyle in which a woman s hair is tied in a tight round ball at the back of or on top of her head 3. ) buns plural AMERICAN INFORMAL someone s BUTTOCKS 4. )… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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