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a la king

a la king
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey lah king]
    • /eɪ lɑ kɪŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey lah king]
    • /eɪ lɑ kɪŋ/

Definitions of a la king words

  • adjective a la king cooked in a cream sauce with mushrooms and green peppers 3
  • noun a la king diced and served in a cream sauce containing mushrooms, pimentos, and green peppers 3
  • adjective a la king (of cooked fowl, fish, etc.) diced and served in a cream sauce containing mushrooms, pimiento, or green pepper: chicken à la king. 1

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Origin of a la king

First appearance:

before 1915
One of the 14% newest English words
First recorded in 1915-20

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Parts of speech for A la king

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

a la king popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 42% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

a la king usage trend in Literature

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