Definition of ladyfinger in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlādēˌfiNGɡər/


North American
A small finger-shaped sponge cake.
Example sentences
  • Tiramisu is quite the treat, pairing lightly sweetened mascarpone, an Italian cream cheese known for its smooth taste and astronomical fat content, with liquor-soaked ladyfingers.
  • It had all the required elements - lightly sweetened mascarpone cheese layered with ladyfingers that had been dipped in espresso and liqueur just long enough to pick up the flavours without becoming soggy.
  • Little tiny lace panties sold rolled up like ladyfingers, and in a myriad of gem tones, sit in a case on the front counter.

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Syllabification: la·dy·fin·ger

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