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hush puppies

when not capitalized, hush puppies are deep fried balls of cornmeal batter, a side dish popular in the southeast U.S. often served with seafood; See also Hush Puppies (the phrase when it is capitalized has a different meaning)


  • hush puppies are a food popular in the Southeastern U.S. that were originally fed as a treat to barking Basset Hounds to keep them quiet

I'll have the fish platter with French fries and hush puppies.

Submitted by TriplePurple on March 09, 2024

Modified by TriplePurple on March 21, 2024

Additional definitions for 'hush puppies':

hush puppieswhen capitalized, Hush Puppies are a brand of shoes; See also hush puppies (without capitalization)
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