Definition of wedding cake in English:

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wedding cake


1A rich iced cake, typically in two or more tiers, served at a wedding reception.
Example sentences
  • Both staff and residents alike enjoyed a sample of the tier of the wedding cake which was a rich fruit cake.
  • In Britain, the most prominent single food item associated with a wedding is the wedding cake.
  • If the venue can't offer you a discount for excluding it and serving wedding cake instead, consider ordering a smaller wedding cake.
1.1 [as modifier] informal Denoting a building that is very ornate: a wedding-cake mansion
More example sentences
  • Everywhere you turn, there are wonderful buildings: my favourite is the great wedding-cake edifice that towers over Cibeles Square, which turns out, surprisingly, to be the post office.
  • Take the number 36 bus 7km along the coast to Miramare, the wedding-cake castle commissioned by poor old Maximilian, younger brother of Emperor Franz Josef and briefly (thanks to Napoleon) Emperor of Mexico.
  • ‘There's something very special about old wedding-cake theatres,’ she says.

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