hasty pudding


noun

New England. cornmeal mush.
Chiefly British. a dish made of flour or oatmeal stirred into seasoned boiling water or milk and quickly cooked.

Nearby words

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  7. hat dance,
  8. hat in hand,
  9. hat in the ring,
  10. hat stand

Origin of hasty pudding

First recorded in 1590–1600

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British Dictionary definitions for hasty pudding

hasty pudding

noun

British a simple pudding made from milk thickened with tapioca, semolina, etc, and sweetened
US a mush of cornmeal, served with treacle sugar
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