Buns vs Muffin - What's the difference?

buns | muffin |

As nouns the difference between buns and muffin

is that buns is while muffin is muffin (individual cake).




  • English plurals
  • (informal, in the plural) buttocks
  • Anagrams

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    (en noun)
  • (British) a type of flattish bun, usually cut in two horizontally, toasted and spread with butter, etc, before being eaten
  • (US) A type of individual bread such as corn, bran, banana or zucchini bread often sliced and spread with butter, etc before being eaten.
  • (especially US) (informally) A cupcake without frosting, but sometimes glazed.
  • (computing) a mechanism used in the analogous to the cookie mechanism and which permits a program running in a browser to perform operations on a client machine
  • (slang) a term of endearment
  • (sexual slang) a vulva
  • (baseball, slang) a less talented player; one who muffs, or drops the ball
  • (slang) a charming, attractive young man
  • Quotations

    computing term * 2001': The name/value pairs provided by the PersistenceService are similar to browser cookies. The Java Web Start implementation honors this legacy by naming the pairs "'''muffins ." — ''JNLP and Java Web Start , Sun Developer Network, Technical Articles and Tips, 30 May 2001. the vulva * 1989': I wanna be stuffin’ Martha’s '''muffin !!!, — Mojo Nixon and Skid Roper ''Stuffin’ Martha’s Muffin .


    * (flattish bun''): English muffin (''US )

    Derived terms

    * English muffin * muffin cap * muffin top * muffin-warm * muffiny * stud muffin