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Definition of "gnocchi" []

  • Dumplings made of flour, semolina, or potatoes, boiled or baked and served with grated cheese or a sauce. (noun-plural)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "gnocchi" in a sentence
  • "So, egged on by some of those who shared my shock when the word "gnocchi" showed up in a late round along with really hard words it was a SCANDAL!"
  • "I often make this dish in gnocchi form, so the pumpikin is more pronounced and I pair it with a balanced style of Sauvignon (perhaps Cheatau de Sancerre or Livio Felluga Sauvignon Collio)."
  • "This particular variation on the pte choux gnocchi is formally called gnocchi la romaine, and is a great substitute for potatoes or polenta, with its rich, creamy texture and mild flavor."