Definition of Norfolk dumpling in US English:

Norfolk dumpling

noun

  • 1A plain dumpling made from bread dough.

  • 2Derogatory. A native or inhabitant of Norfolk. Now rare.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Robert Armin (1563–1615), actor and comic writer. From Norfolk + dumpling.

Pronunciation

Norfolk dumpling

/ˌnɔːfək ˈdʌmplɪŋ/