a piece of cake

noun phrase

Definition of a piece of cake

informal
: something that is easy to do
  • "How was the test?" "It was a piece of cake."

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. : a breadlike food made from a dough or batter that is usually fried or baked in small flat shapes and is often unleavened

  2. : a sweet baked food made from a dough or thick batter usually containing flour and sugar and often shortening, eggs, and a raising agent (such as baking powder)

  3. : a flattened usually round mass of food that is baked or fried

  1. : encrust

  2. : to fill (a space) with a packed mass

  3. : to form or harden into a mass


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