What does bagel mean?

Definitions for bagelˈbeɪ gəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bagel, beigel(noun)

    (Yiddish) glazed yeast-raised doughnut-shaped roll with hard crust


  1. bagel(Noun)

    A toroidal bread roll that is boiled before it is baked.

  2. bagel(Noun)

    A score of 6-0 in a set (after the shape of a bagel, which looks like a zero).

  3. bagel(Noun)

    An overly materialistic and excessively groomed young man.

  4. 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.


  1. Bagel

    A bagel is a bread product, traditionally shaped by hand into the form of a ring from yeasted wheat dough, roughly hand-sized, which is first boiled for a short time in water and then baked. The result is a dense, chewy, doughy interior with a browned and sometimes crisp exterior. Bagels are often topped with seeds baked on the outer crust, with the traditional ones being poppy or sesame seeds. Some also may have salt sprinkled on their surface, and there are also a number of different dough types such as whole-grain or rye. Bagels have become a popular bread product in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, especially in cities with large Jewish populations, many with different ways of making bagels. Like other bakery products, bagels are available in many major supermarkets in those countries. The basic roll-with-a-hole design is hundreds of years old and has other practical advantages besides providing for a more even cooking and baking of the dough: the hole could be used to thread string or dowels through groups of bagels, allowing for easier handling and transportation and more appealing seller displays.

Editors Contribution

  1. bagel

    A type of bread and food product created in various food colors, ingredients, recipes, shapes, sizes and substances.

    We buy various types of bagels and love to eat them with various other types of food.

Anagrams for bagel »

  1. gable

  2. gleba


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bagel in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bagel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alissa Rumsey:

    The carbohydrate content is lower than the bagel sandwiches, which means your blood sugar and energy levels will stay more stable.

  2. Thomas Shapiro:

    If somebody goes in and makes a point to order butter for the bagel … they don’t want margarine or some other kind of chemical substitute.

  3. Serena Williams:

    I'm so jet lagged and Flavia played really, really well and yeah, everyone needs coffee every now and then. I needed coffee to get my feet moving, i wanted coffee with my bagel and whatever coffee it was, it was really good.

  4. Robin Green:

    Dr. Joel Fleischman in nature. Not exactly the man you knew. He couldn't see past the Hudson River if he tried. He liked his fish smoked or preferable hand sliced from Zabars on a sliced bagel served with onions. Nature, to him, was an irritant. Birds didn't sing, they woke him up. A body of water wasn't life, it was a golf hazard..

  5. Kerry Coyne:

    We have watched the coffee category expand and adapt as Millennials converted to coffee drinkers, attracted by the smoother flavor and artisanal characteristics and third - and fourth-wave coffee, we knew our culinary team could deliver that same premium, hand-crafted sensory experience with the bellowed category hero of espresso in our best-in-class, fresh-baked bagel. The caffeine in the bagel is sourced from both espresso and coffee-cherry flour. Einstein’s exact recipe is proprietary but in addition to packing a caffeinated punch, the new bagel also has 13 grams of protein, derived from cocoa. We ’d all love a little extra energy in the morning, but do the enhancned bagels actually taste any good ? The product left tasters divided in a pretty even split. The product itself resembles a dark brown pumpernickel bagel and, upon the first few nibbles, tastes like a chewy plain bagel with a slightly sweet taste. After a few more bites, however, the bitterness from the espresso really kicks in.

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