Definitions for bagelˈbeɪ gəl
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a chewy, doughnut-shaped roll made of dough that is simmered in water and then baked.
Origin of bagel:
1930–35; < Yiddish
(Yiddish) glazed yeast-raised doughnut-shaped roll with hard crust
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
bread with a hole in the middle
A toroidal bread roll that is boiled before it is baked.
A score of 6-0 in a set (after the shape of a bagel, which looks like a zero).
An overly materialistic and excessively groomed young man.
Origin: From בײגל, ultimately from bouc, boug-, from boug, from baug- plus -il; cf. obsolete bee, bege, beh, bēag, bēah, bāg, bōg, bōg, baugr, all from baugaz; also cf. dialectal (Austria) Beugel, Beigel.