Definition of pudding basin in English:

pudding basin

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  • 1A deep round bowl used for mixing and cooking steamed puddings.
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    • Line a pudding basin or individual ramekins with cling-film, and then line the mould with the soaked bread, ensuring there are no gaps.
    • Line your pudding basin with slices of bread (white is best, I hate to say!) from which the crusts have been removed.
    • Beat the egg with the syrup and milk, mix thoroughly, put in a greased pudding basin and steam for three hours.
  • 1.1 [as modifier] Denoting a hairstyle produced or seemingly produced by inverting a pudding basin on a person’s head and cutting away all the hair that sticks out under it: a pudding-basin haircut
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    • The physical makeover has replaced her pudding-basin haircut with soft layers and highlights, and her make-up is now professionally applied.
    • The Deputy Prime Minister, sporting what looked like a recent pudding-basin haircut in honour of the Budget, looked on approvingly in his role as the Prime Minister's new best mate.
    • Even her unfashionable pudding-basin bob has been transformed by Udo Walz, one of the country's best-known hairdressers.

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