Definition of hotcake in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhätˌkāk/
(also hot cake)


A pancake.


sell like hotcakes

informal Be sold quickly and in large quantities.
Example sentences
  • The book, sold like hot cakes as it could quench the thirst of many people in their own language.
  • Fresh rice and urad batter is available everywhere and it sells like hot cakes.
  • Although it sold like hot cakes, the car itself wasn't the greatest thing to ever turn a wheel.

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Syllabification: hot·cake

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