wedding-cake

[ wed-ing-keyk ]
/ ˈwɛd ɪŋˌkeɪk /
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adjective

highly ornate or overly elaborate: wedding-cake architecture.

Origin of wedding-cake

First recorded in 1875–80

Definition for wedding-cake (2 of 2)

wedding cake


noun

a white cake, traditionally in tiered layers, covered with white icing and decorated.
(in England) a fruit cake, similar in appearance.

Origin of wedding cake

First recorded in 1640–50
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British Dictionary definitions for wedding-cake

wedding cake


noun

a rich fruit cake, with one, two, or more tiers, covered with almond paste and decorated with royal icing, which is served at a wedding reception
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