Origin of custard-pie
How to use custard-pie in a sentence
The process of co-opting black music and selling it back to the adoring public in whiteface is as American as apple pie.
Not enough black films are being made to warrant a piece of the pie.Ava DuVernay on ‘Selma,’ the Racist Sony Emails, and Making Golden Globes History|Marlow Stern|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is a twist on a classic American pot pie but dressed up for company.
Think one small piece of pie or a half-cup of eggnog, says Zied, will do the trick.12 Thanksgiving Weight Loss Tips That Actually Work|DailyBurn|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Another vital way to expand the pie is to collaborate with industry partners.
Having achieved this feat he sighed again, and applied himself assiduously to the pie.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens
I want Mis' Calvert to taste it, an' when she does she'll say she never knew before what cherry pie could be!
Mis' Spencer, you set that cherry pie o' yourn on this particular spot an' figure of this table-cloth!
I dont think much of this jam pie, complained Chet, holding up a wedge that he had taken from his sisters basket.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
Tessa was shallow and she sighed and asked her if she would take apple pie.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
British Dictionary definitions for custard-pie
- a flat, open pie filled with real or artificial custard, as thrown in slapstick comedy
- (as modifier)custard-pie humour