Muffin definition

mŭfĭn
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An English muffin.
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A small, cup-shaped quick bread, often sweetened.
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A quick bread made with eggs, baked in a small cup-shaped mold.
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(slang) A charming, attractive young man.
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(sexual slang) A vulva.
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(UK) A type of flattish bun, usually cut in two horizontally, toasted and spread with butter, etc, before being eaten.
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(slang) A term of endearment.
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(baseball, slang) A less talented player; one who muffs, or drops the ball.
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(especially US) A type of rich individual cake containing chocolate chips, blueberries or some other flavouring.
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(computing) A mechanism used in the Java Network Launching Protocol analogous to the cookie mechanism and which permits a program running in a browser to perform operations on a client machine.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
muffin
Plural:
muffins

Origin of muffin

  • Possibly from Low German Muffen pl. of Muffe small cake from Middle Low German

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • The origin is unknown.

    From Wiktionary