Asked in DefinitionsEnglish Spelling and Pronunciation
English Spelling and Pronunciation
How is mince pronounced?
Asked in Christmas
Why do mince pies have no mince in them and if they did why is there no longer mince in them?
Asked in French to English
What is 'mince' when translated from French to English?
Asked in Pies
What is in mince pies?
Typically mince and pastry, but some also include vegetables like peas and corn, carrot, potato and general other root veges. Others may use cheese or condiments like extra sauces or pepper; these are usually given their own titles though as distinct from 'mince' (e.g. 'mince and cheese', 'pepper mince', 'mince and vege' and so on).
Asked in Example Sentences
How do you use the word mince in a sentence?
Mince as a verb means to chop or cut into small pieces; to soften or modify ones words for the sake of decorum; or to walk, talk, or act with affected elegance. Mince as a noun is something cut into small pieces; mincemeat. 1) For best results, mince the onions. 2) I will not mince my words, I will explain boldly and plainly. 3) The only way to describe his walk is as a mince.