Examples of fruitcake in a Sentence
some fruitcake who insisted that he was an alien from another planet
the reclusive scientist has been called a loose cannon and a fruitcake by his detractors
Recent Examples of fruitcake from the Web
Traditionally, when served in the Philippines, it is only offered on menus and at gatherings as a special recipe shared at Christmastime, much like the American equivalent of fruitcake.
Think broccoli, fruitcake, anchovies and tuna noodle casserole.
A Christmas Memory’ (Capote’s 1946 short story about fruitcake-making time at another aunt’s house in Monroeville).
Over time, though, Mama has made her peace with the fruitcake recipe.
The other problem was that Holy Cross Abbey’s 1,200 acres—where monks produce fruitcake and creamed honey and rent land to tenant farmers—were also hurting.
Monks and nuns have farmed, made cheese, beer, wine, vinegar, sandals, and, more recently, jams and fruitcakes.
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First Known Use of fruitcake
FRUITCAKE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fruitcake for English Language Learners
: a very sweet cake that contains nuts, fruits, and spices
: a foolish, strange, or crazy person
FRUITCAKE Defined for Kids
Definition of fruitcake for Students
: a rich cake containing nuts, dried or candied fruits, and spices
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