verb (used with object), caked, cak·ing.
verb (used without object), caked, cak·ing.
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Idioms for cake
- to surpass all others, especially in some undesirable quality; be extraordinary or unusual: His arrogance takes the cake.
- to win first prize.
Origin of cake
OTHER WORDS FROM cakecaky, cakey, adjectivenon·cak·ing, adjective, nounun·cake, verb (used with object), un·caked, un·cak·ing.
Words nearby cake
Example sentences from the Web for cake
In 1992, the rice cake and popcorn cake market was valued at $174 million and growing.The Rise and Fall of the Rice Cake, America’s One-Time Favorite Health Snack|Brenna Houck|September 17, 2020|Eater
CEO at Bandwagon, a fan identity and data and analytics startup in AustinKiddopia, which is optimized for preschool-aged kids, features fun lessons on ABCs and numbers but also includes skills-based things like baking a cake or making a pizza.Need to entertain your kids? These educational apps may help|Michal Lev-Ram, writer|September 13, 2020|Fortune
Try it out on other foods, like brownies, cakes, veggies, and more.Pizza cutters that will get you the slice of your dreams|PopSci Commerce Team|September 2, 2020|Popular Science
Instead of laying a chip’s various “neighborhoods” next to each other in a 2D silicon sprawl, they’ve stacked them on top of each other like a layer cake.Moore’s Law Lives: Intel Says Chips Will Pack 50 Times More Transistors|Jason Dorrier|August 23, 2020|Singularity Hub
With proper preparations, online reputation management becomes a piece of cake.Online reputation management: Seven steps to success|Aleh Barysevich|June 3, 2020|Search Engine Watch
The Stollen was paraded through the city of Dresden, and later an appointed “Stollen girl” cut the cake.
Now, it is the most traditional and celebrated Christmas cake in Germany—and definitely not associated with fasting.
He had a special knife designed to cut the dense loaf, and a ceremony to precede cutting the cake.
Now both breweries are fighting to retain their half of the cake.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama|Jeff Campagna|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And aside from doing the requisite things needed to seize the majority, there was icing on the cake, too.
If Rose baked a cake for a wedding supper, this did not militate in the least against her eligibility as a guest of the occasion.Otherwise Phyllis|Meredith Nicholson
When a cake is thoroughly baked it shrinks from the sides of the pan.New Royal Cook Book|Anonymous
And I took a cake over to Peg, Grace was forced to interrupt to make known.The Girl Scouts at Camp Comalong|Lillian Garis
I am going to see my grandmother, and carry her a cake and a little pot of butter from my mother.The Book of Fables and Folk Stories|Horace E. Scudder
The meal being obtained, it was mixed with a large or small quantity of water, as mush or cake was desired, and cooked.Three Years in the Sixth Corps|George T. Stevens
British Dictionary definitions for cake
Derived forms of cakecakey or caky, adjective
Word Origin for cake
Idioms and Phrases with cake
see eat one's cake and have it, too; flat as a pancake; icing on the cake; nutty as a fruitcake; piece of cake; sell like hot cakes; slice of the pie (cake); take the cake.