English Vocabulary Words for Thanksgiving Foods

The American holiday of Thanksgiving falls on the 4th Thursday in November. It’s a great time to get together with family and remember to be thankful for all the good things in our lives – and, of course, eat some delicious food!

Here are some English vocabulary words for traditional Thanksgiving foods:



Gravy is a sauce that is made from the juices released while the meat is cooking.


Stuffing is made with bread and some spices and vegetables; it is used to fill up the inside of the turkey while cooking.

sweet potato casserole with marshmallows

green beans

cranberry sauce

corn bread

pumpkin pie

apple pie

pecan pie

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