Definition of 'chickpea'
Image of 'chickpea'
© Dulce Rubia, shutterstock
Example sentences containing 'chickpea'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Stir through the chickpeas and drained cavolo nero. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Drain the chickpeas and set aside until ready to use. Times, Sunday Times (2017) Add more chickpeas if halloumi is not your thing. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Gently mix together the drained chickpeas, cauliflower and half the tahini sauce and arrange in a bowl. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Peel and halve the garlic and add to the chickpeas. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Rinse and drain chickpeas and add to pan. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Feel free to use tinned butter beans or chickpeas if you like. The Sun (2013)You only need half a can of chickpeas for the pie. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Drain and rinse the chickpeas and add to the pan. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Add the cauliflower and the drained chickpeas and stir. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Add the rinsed chickpeas and reserved potatoes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Add drained chickpeas ten minutes before the end of cooking. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Add the chickpeas and peas to the pan and cook for another five minutes. The Sun (2015) Add the chickpeas and cook for another few minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Add the chickpeas and a drizzle of oil. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Add the chickpeas and a cup of the reserved liquid and simmer until the liquid is absorbed. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Add the chickpeas and peas and cook for another five minutes. The Sun (2015)These are also found in avocados, soya beans and chickpeas. The Sun (2011)Who'd have thought that a can of chickpeas could be turned into a wonderful soup? Times, Sunday Times (2010)To make the hummus, drain the chickpeas. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The next day, drain the chickpeas. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Add the tomatoes, chilli and drained chickpeas. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Add the rinsed and drained chickpeas, as well as the dissolved stock cube. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Add it to the pot, swiftly followed by the drained chickpeas and chopped tomatoes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Return the chicken to the pan, add the chickpeas and stock and bring to the boil. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Drain the chickpeas and add them to the mushrooms, cook through for three or four minutes. The Sun (2013)A can of chickpeas and a handful of halved green beans will extend the dish. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Meanwhile, rinse the drained chickpeas and stir into the soup with the bay leaf and the parsley stalks. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Trends of 'chickpea'
Used Rarely. chickpea is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'chickpea'
British English: chickpea /ˈtʃɪkˌpiː/ NOUN
Chickpeas are hard round seeds that look like pale-brown peas. They can be cooked and eaten.
- American English: chickpea
- Arabic: حِمَّص
- Brazilian Portuguese: grão de bico
- Chinese: 鹰嘴豆
- Croatian: slanutak
- Czech: cizrna
- Danish: kikært
- Dutch: kikkererwt
- European Spanish: garbanzo
- Finnish: kikherne
- French: pois chiche
- German: Kichererbse
- Greek: αρακάς
- Italian: cece
- Japanese: ヒヨコマメ
- Korean: 병아리콩
- Norwegian: kikert
- Polish: ciecierzyca pospolita
- European Portuguese: grão de bico
- Romanian: năut
- Russian: горох турецкий
- Spanish: garbanzo
- Swedish: kikärta
- Thai: ถั่วจำพวกหนึ่งมีรูปกลมเล็กสีน้ำตาลอ่อนใช้ทำอาหาร
- Turkish: nohut
- Ukrainian: нут
- Vietnamese: đậu xanh
Definition of chickpea from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Meme Ban, Heart Age & Collagin: September’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this September with Robert Groves.
Collins Reference Catalogue 2019
View our new 2019 reference catalogue. From dictionaries, phrasebooks, language learning, atlases and maps, general reference and puzzles, you'll be sure to find books that appeal to you.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.