Definition of hundreds and thousands in English:

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hundreds and thousands

plural noun

British
Tiny sugar beads of varying colours used for decorating cakes and desserts.
Example sentences
  • There are dinosaur shaped biscuits, and fairy cakes scattered with tiny, dinosaur shaped hundreds and thousands.
  • Nursery delicacies included bread and sugar, bread with hundreds and thousands, lots of steamed puddings and custard with everything.
  • Cakes covered with these relatively simple icings are often further decorated with the addition of glacé cherries, angelica, silver dragées, hundreds and thousands, etc.

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Line breaks: hun|dreds and thou|sands

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