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American English: /ˈbɪskɪt/
British English: /ˈbɪskɪt/

Translation of biscuit in Spanish:


  • 1 countable (Cookery) 1.1 (American English)
    Example sentences
    • Self-rising flour and cake and biscuit mixes have decreased the demand for baking soda as an important baking ingredient.
    • Still, a tradition is a tradition, so I'll be picking up a three-piece w / biscuit from the Turnpike rest stop Roy Rogers on my way home.
    • We all had eggs, bacon, potatoes, biscuit, and coffee.
    1.2 (British English) (cookie, cracker)
    galletita (feminine) (River Plate area)
    to take the biscuit (British English) [colloquial]
    ser el colmo or el acabóse [colloquial]
    I thought she was lazy, but you take the biscuit!
    ¡yo pensaba que ella era vaga pero tú te llevas la palma!
    Example sentences
    • The boiling and frying technique remained in use in the Middle Ages for making cracknels, which were small, crisp, sweet biscuits.
    • Instead of high-fat foods like chocolate, biscuits, cakes and crisps, try healthier alternatives such as fresh fruit, crusty bread or crackers.
    • The Salvation Army says it would welcome any food that would keep, such as chocolates, sweets, biscuits, mince pies and selection boxes.
    1.3 (for dog)
  • 2 uncountable (porcelain, earthenware)
    Example sentences
    • She says that at present, students are able to learn, experiment and practice with the preparation of clay and hand-making techniques for biscuit and glaze firing.
    • At first his slip painting on biscuit porcelain simply peeled off.
    • This biscuit porcelain example, with its marbled black surround bearing its identifying label, came from the collection of a German princely family.
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