or pot pie

[ pot-pahy, -pahy ]

  1. a deep-dish pie containing meat, chicken, or the like, often combined with vegetables and topped with a pastry crust.

  2. a stew, as of chicken or veal, with dumplings, biscuits, or the like.

Origin of potpie

An Americanism dating back to 1785–95; pot1 + pie1

Words Nearby potpie

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How to use potpie in a sentence

  • There's a potpie made of the cold meat, and it will all be cold together, for I took it up ever so long ago.

    A Little Girl in Old Boston | Amanda Millie Douglas
  • The only way yer kin break up a settin' hen when yer don't want her ter set is jest to make potpie o' her.

    The Angel of the Gila: | Cora Marsland

British Dictionary definitions for potpie


/ (ˈpɒtˌpaɪ) /

  1. a meat and vegetable stew with a pie crust on top

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