- a kind of doughnut characterized by a ridged or twisted appearance and a rich dough
- Now Dial. any friedcake or doughnut
Origin of crullerDutch kruller from krullen, to curl
A small, usually ring-shaped or twisted cake of sweet dough fried in deep fat.
Origin of crullerFrom obsolete Dutch krulle-koken rolled-up cake from Middle Dutch crulle-koken to curl from crulle curly