hoagie hoagie  /ˈhoʊ ɡi/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States

Usage(s):

  1. Cassidy takes issue with the critics of American English who fear that the language is becoming, well, as soggy as a hoagie in a goose drownder.
  2. Menu items prepared on site by guest chef and staff for guests to view: Tilapia tempura rolls Crispy chicken hoagie Grilled lamb chops Spiced short ribs.
  3. Forced to choose between hunting buffalo with a bow and arrow and microwaving a cheese-steak hoagie, I'll take the sandwich.

News

  1. The Picture Tells Some of the Story

    Two weeks before the collapse of the Hoagie City wall onto the Salvation Army Thrift Store, L&I visited the construction site on Market St. This is what they saw.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  2. Miss Unsafe Brakes 1939 Looks A Little Anorexic There

    Come on, Miss Unsafe Brakes , have a sandwich or something! You're in 1939 Chicago, for weeping audibly, have a nice big deep-dish hot dog cheesesteak hoagie or whatever it is they eat there. I swear I can see your sternum behind that sash. And, in case you're wondering, this picture was taken at the 1939 Chicago Auto Show, where, if I'm understanding everything, unsafe brakes were being touted ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

  3. Readers Feel...

    AMARILLO --- The SPCA showed off a few very sweet dogs this morning. The first was Hoagie. You can get Hoagie out at the Amarillo SPCA.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: KAMR Amarillo

Quotes

  1. Over in the Philadelphia suburbs, Rep. Joe Sestak agrees that Obama needs to engage in more down-to-earth campaigning - "a diner in the morning, a hoagie in the afternoon, a bar at night."
    on Aug 21, 2008 By: Joe Sestak Source: Houston Chronicle

  2. "Our day came and went with very little fanfare," said Oates. "I thought I'd at least get a free cheesesteak hoagie or something out of it, some traditional gourmet Philadelphia fare, but I didn't even get that."
    on Nov 22, 2006 By: John Oates Source: Canada.com

  3. "It's pushy, all that romantic gusto," McKay says, with just a hint of grudging respect. "But I especially remember 'Young Man With a Horn,' because I love that soundtrack so much. I think in those movies, I identified mostly with Hoagie...
    on Mar 25, 2010 By: Nellie McKay Source: San Jose Mercury News

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