[ shoo-flahy ]
/ ˈʃuˌflaɪ /
an open pie filled with a sweet crumb and molasses mixture and baked.
TAKE THIS QUIZ TO SEE WHAT YOU KNOW ABOUT 2ND-3RD GRADE VOCAB FROM BOOKS!
Are you learning new vocabulary? Or do you just have an interest in words? Either way, this quiz is for you.
Question 1 of 10
Origin of shoo-fly pie
First recorded in 1925–30; so called in allusion to the attractiveness of the molasses to unwanted flies
Words nearby shoo-fly pie
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
British Dictionary definitions for shoofly pie
/ (ˈʃuːˌflaɪ) /
US a dessert similar to treacle tart
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012