Cake - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |keɪk|  American pronunciation of the word cake
Brit.  |keɪk|  British pronunciation of the word cake


- a block of solid substance (such as soap or wax) (syn: bar)
- small flat mass of chopped food (syn: patty)
- baked goods made from or based on a mixture of flour, sugar, eggs, and fat


- form a coat over (syn: coat)


I made three cakes for the party.

He blew out the candles on his birthday cake.

The mud had caked on his boots. caked with dried mud...

After the long ride, the horse was caked with mud.

Do you want some birthday cake?

Would you like a slice of cake?

Sally decided to bake him a cake.

There is a lot of frosting on the cake.

This cake is no better than the last one we made

They set the cake down on the table.

Bake the cake for 25–30 minutes.

The cake recipe calls for four egg whites.

Someone took the last piece of cake.

You can order the cake over the telephone.

Word forms

singular: cake
plural: cakes
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