Origin of pumpkin
Words nearby pumpkin
How to use pumpkin in a sentence
In the autumn, we might substitute in zucca, or sweet pumpkin.Global markets climb as investors focus on bank earnings and Yellen testimony|Bernhard Warner|January 19, 2021|Fortune
Last week, you and 60 of your closest friends decided to play a socially distanced game of hot pumpkin.
The special is bookended by two sequences involving Linus and Lucy going to the pumpkin patch.Watching It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown with a 5-year-old|Emily VanDerWerff|October 30, 2020|Vox
She then declares “2” and passes the pumpkin one space to her left.
Instead, they’re planning to stay in and whip up homemade pumpkin ravioli.Welcome to ‘Thanksgiving-ish,’ with fondue nights, soup buffets and takeout turkey|Emily Heil|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
Finally, Deborah Racicot of Narcissa prepares mouth-watering (and non-basic) pumpkin crepes with warm sage cinnamon en glaze.
On Pumpkin Fest weekend, they did things a little differently.FinnaRage Wants You to Rage at Its Parties. So What if It Ends Up a Riot?|Melanie Plenda|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Riots broke out both after last year's pumpkin festival and after the Red Sox World Series win last year.Frat Culture Clashes With Riot Police at Keene, N.H., Pumpkin Festival|Melanie Plenda|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He joked, as he split open pumpkin seeds with his teeth between puffs on a smoke.
The pumpkin, when he produced it, was the size of an orange—but still a pumpkin.
It wasn't long before she surprised the object of her search in the act of eating a fat grub beside a pumpkin.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
And he decided, after thinking deeply for some time, that there could not possibly be a bee inside the pumpkin.The Tale of Buster Bumblebee|Arthur Scott Bailey
That there fellow was the sweetest cuttin' man I ever did cut in all my life—he was jest like a ripe pumpkin.'The Way of a Man|Emerson Hough
“Why, but the good little pumpkin was eaten up, too,” said the boy.
The question was, How can a pumpkin vine climb a fence, anyway?
British Dictionary definitions for pumpkin
- the large round fruit of any of these plants, which has a thick orange rind, pulpy flesh, and numerous seeds
- (as modifier)pumpkin pie