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cupcake

[ kuhp-keyk ]
/ ˈkʌpˌkeɪk /
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Definition of cupcake

noun
a small cake, the size of an individual portion, baked in a cup-shaped mold.
Older Slang.
  1. a sexually attractive young woman.
  2. a beloved girl or woman.
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Origin of cupcake

An Americanism dating back to 1820–30; cup + cake
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British Dictionary definitions for cupcake

cupcake
/ (ˈkʌpˌkeɪk) /

noun
a small cake baked in a cup-shaped foil or paper case
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