- a fried or baked turnover or roll of dough with a filling, as of meat, kasha, or potato, often eaten as an appetizer or snack.
Origin of knish
Examples from the Web for knish
Contemporary Examples of knish
He should save himself the airfare and get himself photographed eating a knish.The Road to Florida Runs Through Jerusalem
July 3, 2012
Digging into my parting gift of knish gelato, I decided to abandon my literal interpretation of the blind pairing.Be Meat and Drink: A Conceptual Performance at Allegra LaViola Gallery
April 15, 2011
- a piece of dough stuffed with potato, meat, or some other filling and baked or fried
Word Origin for knish
Word Origin and History for knish
1930, from Yiddish, from Russian knysh, a kind of cake.