Definition of doughnut hole in English:

doughnut hole


  • A small ball-shaped doughnut.

    ‘it's 9.30 on a wintry Saturday morning, and we're sipping coffee and eating doughnut holes’
    • ‘Here's what we had: doughnuts, doughnut holes, seven layer dip, chips, red pepper hummus, crackers, candy, some other beige cake and more candy.’
    • ‘The little doughnut holes fried up quickly, and once they were removed from the heat, I had my daughter dust them with confectioner's sugar.’
    • ‘Diners were instructed to dip the "doughnut holes" into the brew.’
    • ‘I'd go back for the banana cream doughnuts: large doughnut holes filled with banana custard and teamed with vanilla gelato, whipped cream and chocolate sauce.’
    • ‘Finally they were able to coax him out of bed with the promise of a never-ending pot of coffee and donut holes.’
    • ‘She wasn't off-base; the small balls resembled donut holes and tasted like a bland combination of flour, butter and sugar.’
    • ‘The dessert menu announced donut holes, and we had ordered them before I could even consider how full I was.’
    • ‘I will take six donut holes.’
    • ‘And I also can put away a few dozen donut holes if need be, although they're not my favorite.’