Definition of shortbread in English:


Line breaks: short|bread
Pronunciation: /ˈʃɔːtbrɛd


[mass noun]
  • A crisp, rich, crumbly type of biscuit made with butter, flour, and sugar.
    More example sentences
    • Celeste came back with two slices of pizza and a plate of shortbread sugar cookies.
    • The origin of the name of these dainty shortbread biscuits is interesting.
    • When I'm tired, I eat roasted peppers, rice pudding, shortbread biscuits dunked in tea.

More definitions of shortbread

Definition of shortbread in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody