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teacake Line breaks: tea|cake
Pronunciation: /ˈtiːkeɪk/

Definition of teacake in English:


A light yeast-based sweet bun with dried fruit, typically served toasted and buttered.
Example sentences
  • The menu mentioned toasted teacakes, scones, doughnuts, Danish pastries and flapjack.
  • In fact, it is a genuine snack spot with scones, teacakes, cakes and biscuits being the staple fare.
  • A toasted teacake, scone or flapjack was an option.

Words that rhyme with teacake

backache • pancake

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