Definition of French roll in English:

French roll


  • 1A crisp roll of French bread.

    • ‘So, what relationship do French rolls and coffee have to telecommuting?’
    • ‘Take six small French rolls and cut off the top crusts, making sure to keep each top crust with its matching roll.’
    • ‘This activity soon gives way to breakfast stalls, selling fresh French rolls, noodle soup and strong filter coffee.’
    • ‘Along with Crème Caramel and Chinatown Chicken Salad, our French rolls are one of the offerings that put us ‘on the map’ in 1984.’
    • ‘It is difficult to pass a bakery without entering as the aroma of fresh French rolls and sweet bread wafts into the street.’
    • ‘For me the most important meal of the day is breakfast: black coffee, fresh orange juice, and a French roll with olive oil.’
    • ‘I quietly ordered a garden salad and a French roll, grabbed a drink, gave the cashier my name, as the school had a lunch system set up, and turned to face the tables, stricken.’
  • 2

    another term for French twist