icing on the cake

Definition of icing on the cake

  1. :  something extra that makes a good thing even better The concert itself was great, and getting to meet the band afterward was (the) icing on the cake.

Word by Word Definitions

icingplay
  1. :  a sweet flavored usually creamy mixture used to coat baked goods (as cupcakes) —called also frosting

  1. :  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

cakeplay
  1. :  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 (as baking powder)

    :  a flattened usually round mass of food that is baked or fried

  1. :  encrust

    :  to fill (a space) with a packed mass

    :  to form or harden into a mass


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