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
But this particular fruitcake will not be served at tea time.
The cake was made by Huntley & Palmers, a brand of fruitcake Scott used during the time.
In Oregon's Willamette Valley, the monks at Our Lady of Guadalupe Trappist Abbey bake fruitcakes, operate a book bindery and run a warehouse that stores and labels wine for area vineyards.
But now that Sam has stolen books from the restricted section of the library that have key information on dragonglass, there's a good chance Bradley won't have to film with fruitcake again any time soon.
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.
So British that the weekly baking challenges often include dessert insanity such as a tennis cake, a fruitcake atop which is perched an elaborately-detailed, grass tennis court rendered in marzipan and fondant.
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).
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First Known Use of fruitcake
Synonymsbug, crackbrain, crazy, fool, lunatic, head case, loon, loony, maniac, nut, nutcase, nutter [British slang], psycho, psychopath, sickie, sicko, wacko (also whacko)
Related Wordsmadman, madwoman; abnormal, deviant; manic-depressive, monomaniac, mythomaniac, neurotic, obsessive, obsessive-compulsive, paranoid, psychoneurotic, psychotic, schizo, schizoid, schizophrene, schizophrenic, sociopath; character, codger, crack, crackpot, crank, eccentric, fantastic (also fantastical), flake, kook, oddball, oddity, original, quiz, screwball, tyke (also tike) [chiefly British], weirdo, zany; case, patient
Near Antonymsconformer, conformist, follower, sheep
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
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