Definition of patty-cake in English:
A children’s game in which participants gently clap each other’s hands and their own in time to the words of a rhyme.
- Ashley looks like she had a really bad game of patty-cake.
- We laughed as classmates screwed up patty-cake and made clowns of themselves.
- From early spring to late fall, he will leave his apartment, limp across the street and coax whoever is willing to play patty-cake with him until the bus arrives.
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