Language: Old English
Origin: æppel


Related topics: Food Dish
ap‧ple S2 W3
1DFF [uncountable and countable] a hard round fruit that has red, light green, or yellow skin and is white inside:
apple pie
an apple tree
roast pork and apple sauce (=a thick sauce made from cooked apples)

be the apple of somebody's eye

to be loved very much by someone:
Ben was always the apple of his father's eye.

bob/dunk/dip for apples

DG to play a game in which you must use your teeth to pick up apples floating in water

be as American as apple pie

used to describe something that is typically American

the apple doesn't fall far from the tree

American English used to say that children are usually similar to their parents, especially in a bad way

➔ upset the apple cart

at upset1 (4)

; ➔ a rotten apple

at rotten1 (7), Adam's apple, Big Apple

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