Definition of onion
Idioms about onion
Origin of onion
OTHER WORDS FROM onionon·ion·like, adjectiveon·ion·y, adjective
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How to use onion in a sentence
Add the onion and cook, stirring often, until softened, about 2 minutes.Chili-tinged sweet potatoes are loaded in all the right ways - flavor, nutrition and satisfaction|Ellie Krieger|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
The neurons’ other ends, called axons, stretch upward, passing through special passages inside the skull all the way to the brain, leading to the region called the olfactory bulb, named so for its onion-like shape.
Add the onion and cook, stirring frequently, until golden brown, about 6 minutes.This herb-packed Persian fish stew is good to the last tangy, spicy spoonful|Charlotte Druckman|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
The onions should fall apart, creating a thick, rich sauce that coats the meat.Find out why Anthony Bourdain’s boeuf bourguignon is one of our most popular recipes ever|Becky Krystal|January 20, 2021|Washington Post
In a 12-inch cast-iron skillet, or other oven-safe pan, add the sliced onion, spreading it on the bottom.Aromatic roasted chicken with homemade adobo is an updated take on a classic meal|Christian Vazquez|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
Combine the beans and onion sauce in a 9x9-inch casserole dish and bake for 20 to 25 minutes.Make Carla Hall’s Crispy Shallot Green Bean Casserole|Carla Hall|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Onion routers refers to the TOR network, a system that allows users to mask their location and communicate anonymously online.
Instead, it reminded me of a headline that once ran in The Onion: “Drunken Man Makes Interesting Point About Society.”Karen Armstrong’s New Rule: Religion Isn’t Responsible for Violence|Patricia Pearson|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I confess a particular weakness for his chocolate biscuits and pork pate with onion marmalade.Imagining Prince Charles as King Makes All of Britain Wish They Could Leave Like Scotland|Clive Irving|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rub pork loin with paprika, Cajun seasoning, parsley, onion powder, garlic powder, sugar, salt, and pepper.Epic Meal Empire’s Meat Monstrosities: From the Bacon Spider to the Cinnabattleship|Harley Morenstein|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Near the rue Monge there is a small café and restaurant, a place celebrated for its onion soup and its chicken.The Real Latin Quarter|F. Berkeley Smith
Small Olive Blue,—wings Starling's feather stained with onion peelings,—yellow silk for body,—legs olive stained hackle.The Teesdale Angler|R Lakeland
But my opportunity finally came through the humble instrumentality of an onion.
Put it into a stewpan with an onion, a carrot, a piece of celery; cover with water and boil slowly for fifty minutes.
Mince an onion; take about a dozen peppercorns, twenty juniper berries, three bayleaves, and put these into a gill of vinegar.
British Dictionary definitions for onion
Derived forms of oniononiony, adjective
Word Origin for onion
Other Idioms and Phrases with onion
see know one's stuff (onions).