cupcake
noun Date: 1828 a small cake baked in a cuplike mold

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cupcake — fraise coco Un cupcake (ou fairy cake, « gâteau de fée ») est un petit gâteau britannique en portion individuelle, cuit dans un moule en papier et recouvert de glaçage et autres décorations …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cupcake — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Cupcakes con glaseado de chocolate. Una cupcake, también conocida como fairy cake, es una pequeña tarta para una persona, frecuentemente cocinada en un molde similar al empleado para hacer magdalenas o muffins. Es… …   Wikipedia Español

  • cupcake — (n.) 1828, American English, from CUP (Cf. cup) (n.) + CAKE (Cf. cake) (n.), probably from the cups they are baked in, but possibly from the small measures of ingredients used to make them. Meaning attractive young woman is recorded from 1930s,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • cupcake — ☆ cupcake [kup′kāk΄ ] n. a little cake for one person, baked in a small, cup shaped mold and often iced …   English World dictionary

  • Cupcake — For other uses, see Cupcake (disambiguation). Frosted chocolate cupcakes A cupcake (also British English …   Wikipedia

  • Cupcake — Cupcakes Ein Cupcake (britisch auch fairy cake) ist eine kleine Torte, die in einer tassenähnlichen Backform ausgebacken wird und mit einem Guss bzw. einer Cremehaube bedeckt ist. Cupcakes haben Ähnlichkeit mit Muffins, unterscheiden sich im… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • cupcake —    a homosexual    Why the inoffensive confection was chosen for this use is unclear. For an American, it may also mean an ineffective male:     Odd? Queer? Gay? Audley raised an eyebrow. A cupcake? (Price, 1982)    When guys in camouflage pants… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • cupcake — UK [ˈkʌpˌkeɪk] / US noun [countable] Word forms cupcake : singular cupcake plural cupcakes a small round cake with icing (= a thick sweet substance made from sugar) on top …   English dictionary

  • cupcake — n. an attractive woman. (Also a term of address.) □ Hey, cupcake, what ya doing? □ Who is that cupcake driving the beemer? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • cupcake — noun /ˈkʌpkeɪk/ a) A small cake baked in a paper container shaped like a cup, often with icing on top. Whatever else this cupcake might be up to, she was no piker. b) An attractive young woman …   Wiktionary

  • cupcake — A group of people participating in an activity. Come join our cupcake …   Dictionary of american slang

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