Definition of cupcake
: a small cake baked in a cuplike mold
Recent Examples of cupcake from the Web
Call it the gluten-free cupcake of literary genres.
The winery celebrates its 30th birthday on July 22 with a party, with food trucks, live music, yard games and cupcakes.
Last week, the 64 fifth-graders threw a send-off party during lunch with banners, balloons (No. 13 emblazoned on them) and cupcakes.
To celebrate the half-birthday mark, her family served her a cupcake with a unicorn on top with gold glitter.
On Feb. 11, Christopher Barton’s memorial Facebook page was flooded with pictures of strawberry cupcakes with chocolate icing.
On May 9, Brianna Kasprzak's 18-and-under Gloucester Township team brought cupcakes and balloons to the field to commemorate what would have been her mother's 51st birthday.
Rejecting even the thinnest veneer of actual relevance, readers demand to lick the frosting from the cupcake of news media and toss the rest in the trash bin.
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First Known Use of cupcake
CUPCAKE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cupcake for English Language Learners
: a very small cake that is baked in a pan shaped like a cup
CUPCAKE Defined for Kids
Definition of cupcake for Students
: a small cake baked in a mold shaped like a cup
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