Definition of shortbread in English:

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shortbread

Pronunciation: /ˈʃɔːtbrɛd/

noun

[mass noun]
A crisp, rich, crumbly type of biscuit made with butter, flour, and sugar.
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.
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