Definition of icing on the cake
- The concert itself was great, and getting to meet the band afterward was (the) icing on the cake.
: a sweet flavored usually creamy mixture used to coat baked goods (such as cupcakes) —called also frosting
: something that adds to the interest, value, or appeal of an item or event
: an illegal act by an ice hockey player of shooting a puck from within the defensive zone or defensive half of the rink beyond the opponents' goal line but not into the goal
: 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 (such as baking powder)
: a flattened usually round mass of food that is baked or fried
: to fill (a space) with a packed mass
: to form or harden into a mass
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