fruitcake

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noun fruit·cake \ˈfrüt-ˌkāk\

Definition of fruitcake

  1. 1 :  a rich cake containing nuts, dried or candied fruits, and spices

  2. 2 :  nut 6a

Examples of fruitcake in a sentence

  1. <some fruitcake who insisted that he was an alien from another planet>

  2. <the reclusive scientist has been called a loose cannon and a fruitcake by his detractors>

1848

First Known Use of fruitcake

1848


FRUITCAKE Defined for English Language Learners

fruitcake

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noun fruit·cake \ˈfrüt-ˌkāk\

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

fruitcake

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noun fruit·cake \ˈfrüt-ˌkāk\

Definition of fruitcake for Students

  1. :  a rich cake containing nuts, dried or candied fruits, and spices



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