a piece of cake

noun

Definition of a piece of cake

informal

  1. :  something that is easy to do <“How was the test?” “It was a piece of cake.”>

Word by Word Definitions

pieceplay
  1. :  a part of a whole: such as

    :  fragment

    :  portion, allocation

  1. :  to repair, renew, or complete by adding pieces :  patch

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

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

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

  1. :  encrust

    :  to fill (a space) with a packed mass

    :  to form or harden into a mass


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