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cake

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of cake

  1. 1 a small usually rounded mass of minced food that has been fried <the rich, tender cakes of crabmeat had been lightly fried> Synonyms croquette, cutlet, fritter, galette, patty (also pattie) Related Words finger, stick; gâteau (or gateau)

  2. 2 something easily done or dealt with <today's assignment is cake compared to yesterday's> Synonyms breeze, cinch, cakewalk, child's play, cream puff, duck soup, kid stuff, picnic, pushover, roses, snapRelated Words no-brainer, nothing; sitting duck; gimme, laugher, walkawayNear Antonyms brainteaser, poser, stumper, toughie (also toughy); bother, nuisance, troubleAntonyms bear, beast, chore, headache, horror show, killer, labor, murder, pain, sticky wicket, stinker [slang]




cake

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of cake

  1. to cover with a hardened layer <shoes caked with dried mud> Synonyms encrust, crust, rimeRelated Words besmear, coat, smear, spread; cover, daub; coagulate, congeal, harden




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