One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
nounPlural hoagiesNorth American
- another term for "submarine sandwich"
- ‘Come in and buy one hoagie and get the second hoagie free!’
- ‘The menu shows specialty and create-your-own pizzas, appetizers, hoagie sandwiches and salads.’
- ‘This crew managed to order cheese steak hoagies, which Philadelphia is famous for.’
- ‘The menu also has calzones, hoagies and salads.’
- ‘The bowls are filled with chips; the hoagies are en route from the local sandwich joint.’
- ‘But how could we enjoy our Super Bowl party without a hoagie?’
- ‘I guess a hoagie is what you people in Jersey call it.’
- ‘Right, the afternoon's getting on and I've got a date with a hoagie, a newspaper, some greenery and a two-wheeled fun machine.’
- ‘Oh, and if you find a hoagie in there, let me know.’
- ‘Ellie and Katie finally bond when they go on a trip to the ‘big city’ of Lancaster, Pa., and Ellie buys her a hoagie.’
- ‘Turmoil wafts through Eagledom like the whiff of a fresh hoagie through the city air.’
- ‘He's got places to go, people to see, hoagies to inhale.’
- ‘One expert likened it to building a hoagie: Every layer you add makes the sandwich that much more flavorful.’
- ‘His other business - a hoagie shop - was shut down by city health inspectors.’
- ‘Today for lunch were hoagie sandwiches, chips, and a Rice Krispy treat that looked kinda old.’
- ‘The Neumann seniors line up to get their yearbooks, sodas and hoagies.’
- ‘If the track boosters decide they want jackets for the team this year, they'll go sell hoagies to pay for them.’
- ‘As soon as we had put out all the drinks, and the snacks, and even hoagie sandwiches the doorbell was ringing.’
- ‘Or stroll South Street for some funky clothing shops, tattoo parlors, late-night music spots, or pizza and hoagies.’
- ‘I'd say, go to cheap bars and buy hoagies for dinner.’
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