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pancake British & World English

A thin, flat cake of batter, fried on both sides in a pan and typically rolled up with a sweet or savoury filling

Pancake Day British & World English

Shrove Tuesday, when pancakes are traditionally eaten

pancake race British & World English

A race in which each competitor must toss a pancake from a pan as they run, traditionally held in some places on Shrove Tuesday

pancake landing British & World English

An emergency landing in which an aircraft levels out close to the ground and drops vertically with its undercarriage still retracted

potato pancake British & World English

A small flat cake of grated potatoes mixed with flour and egg and fried

Scotch pancake British & World English

Another term for drop scone.

toss a pancake British & World English

Turn a pancake by flipping it into the air so that it lands in the pan on its opposite side

toss a pancake in toss British & World English

Turn a pancake by flipping it into the air so that it lands in the pan on its opposite side

pancake make-up in pancake British & World English

Make-up consisting of a flat solid layer of compressed powder, used especially in the theatre