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pancake

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noun pan·cake \ˈpan-ˌkāk\

Simple Definition of pancake

  • : a thin, flat, round cake that is made by cooking batter on both sides in a frying pan or on a hot surface (called a griddle)

  • : thick makeup worn especially by actors

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of pancake

  1. :  a flat cake made of thin batter and cooked (as on a griddle) on both sides

Examples of pancake in a sentence

  1. We had blueberry pancakes and sausage for breakfast.

  2. She wore sequins, false eyelashes, and pancake onstage.



14th Century

First Known Use of pancake

14th century


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pancake

verb pan·cake

Definition of pancake

pancaked

pancaking

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to make a pancake landing

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1 :  to cause to pancake

  5. 2 :  to knock flat





PANCAKE Defined for Kids

pancake

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noun pan·cake \ˈpan-ˌkāk\

Definition of pancake for Students

  1. :  a flat cake made of thin batter and cooked on both sides on a griddle





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