Definition of shoofly pie noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


shoofly pie

BrE BrE//ˌʃuːflaɪ ˈpaɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʃuːflaɪ ˈpaɪ//
[countable, uncountable] (North American English)
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an open pie filled with brown sugar and treacle / molasses From the need to say shoo! to the flies that the sugar attracts.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: shoofly pie