soufflé

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French soufflé, from souffler (to puff).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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soufflé (countable and uncountable, plural soufflés)

  1. A baked dish made from beaten egg whites and various other ingredients.

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Adjective[edit]

soufflé (not comparable)

  1. (ceramics) Decorated with very small drops or sprinkles of colour, as if blown from a bellows.

Verb[edit]

soufflé (third-person singular simple present soufflés, present participle souffléing, simple past and past participle souffléed or souffléd)

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    • 1931, Elizabeth Lucas, Vegetable Cookery, London: William Heinemann Ltd, page 227:
      It is quite possible that the first attempt at souffléing potatoes may be a failure.
    • 1994, Gus Lee, “Rituals”, in Honor and Duty, New York, N.Y.: Borzoi Books, Alfred A. Knopf, →ISBN, page 79:
      Our lockers were on the floor, gear intermixed in heaps, as if King Kong had souffléed the room with an eggbeater the size of the Eiffel Tower.
    • 1998, Sally Banes, “The Romantic Ballet”, in Dancing Women: Female Bodies on Stage, London; New York, N.Y.: Routledge, →ISBN, section “Coppélia and the “decline” of French nineteenth-century ballet”, page 36:
      This period also saw the triumph of the operetta. which satirized and souffléd the tragic love plots of grand opera.
    • 2014, Amy Bentley, “Natural Food, Natural Motherhood, and the Turn toward Homemade: The 1970s to the 1990s”, in Inventing Baby Food: Taste, Health, and the Industrialization of the American Diet (California Studies in Food and Culture; 51), Oakland, Calif.: University of California Press, →ISBN, page 112:
      [Phyllis] Richman also criticized a French baby food cookbook that “would have mother spend her time stuffing trout and souffléing oranges for her toddler.”

French[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

soufflé m (plural soufflés)

  1. soufflé

Verb[edit]

soufflé m (feminine singular soufflée, masculine plural soufflés, feminine plural soufflées)

  1. past participle of souffler

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French soufflé.

Noun[edit]

soufflé m (invariable)

  1. soufflé

Louisiana Creole French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French souffler (to blow), compare Haitian Creole souf.

Verb[edit]

soufflé

  1. to blow

References[edit]

  • Alcée Fortier, Louisiana Folktales

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

soufflé m (plural soufflés)

  1. Alternative spelling of suflê