As nouns the difference between buns and muffin
is that buns
is while muffin
is muffin (individual cake).
(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
* 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.
* 1989': I wanna be stuffin’ Martha’s '''muffin !!!, — Mojo Nixon and Skid Roper ''Stuffin’ Martha’s Muffin .
* (flattish bun''): English muffin (''US )
* English muffin
* muffin cap
* muffin top
* stud muffin