Definition of topping in English:

topping

Syllabification: top·ping
Pronunciation: /ˈtäpiNG
 
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noun

  • A layer of food poured or spread over a base of a different type of food to add flavor: a cake with a marzipan topping
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    • Wholemeal flour is used to make the home-made pizza bases and the toppings are created with fresh ingredients - and schools make their own bread.
    • Try a biscuit crust, tortillas, flatbread such as pita, bun halves or a baguette cut in half lengthwise as bases for pizza toppings.
    • Take pan out of oven and put sauce and toppings on dough.

adjective

British informal dated Back to top  
  • Excellent: that really is a topping dress

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