Knish (noun)

A small, round pastry filled with mashed potatoes, meat, sauerkraut, or cheese, typically served as a snack or appetizer.


Yiddish word, originates from east slavic word "knedly" or "knysh".


  1. The knish was a staple at Jewish delis and street vendors in New York City.
  2. I love the savory filling in the knish, it's such a comforting food.
  3. The knish has a crispy crust and a soft filling, it's a perfect combination.
  4. I always grab a knish when I"m at the street fair, it"s the perfect snack.
  5. The knish is a traditional Ashkenazi Jewish dish, often served on Jewish holidays.