Dictionary.com

sopaipilla

[ soh-pahy-pee-uh; Spanish saw-pahy-pee-yah ]
/ ˌsoʊ paɪˈpi ə; Spanish ˌsɔ paɪˈpi yɑ /
Save This Word!

noun, plural so·pai·pil·las [soh-pahy-pee-uhz; Spanish saw-pahy-pee-yahs]. /ˌsoʊ paɪˈpi əz; Spanish ˌsɔ paɪˈpi yɑs/. Mexican Cooking.
a small pastry made of deep-fried yeast dough and usually dipped in honey.
QUIZ
TEST YOUR MERIT ON THESE NEW WORDS IN 2021
The Dictionary added new words and definition to our vast collection, and we want to see how well-versed you are in the formally recognized new lingo. Take the quiz!
Question 1 of 8
What does JEDI stand for?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of sopaipilla

1935–40; <American Spanish, equivalent to Spanish sopaip(a) fritter or thick pancake soaked in honey (earlier also xopaipa<Mozarabic, derivative of šúppa, súppa piece of bread soaked in oil, Spanish sopa<Germanic; see sop, soup) + -illa diminutive suffix

Words nearby sopaipilla

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
FEEDBACK