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pancake

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noun pan·cake \ˈpan-ˌkāk\

Definition of pancake

  1. :  a flat cake made of thin batter and cooked (as on a griddle) on both sides

Examples of pancake in a Sentence

  1. We had blueberry pancakes and sausage for breakfast.

  2. She wore sequins, false eyelashes, and pancake onstage.

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First Known Use of pancake

14th century


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pancake

verb pan·cake

Definition of pancake

pancaked

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pancaking

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to make a pancake landing

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1 :  to cause to pancake

  5. 2 :  to knock flat

First Known Use of pancake

1911



PANCAKE Defined for English Language Learners

pancake

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Definition of pancake for English Language Learners

  • : a thin, flat, round cake that is made by cooking batter on both sides in a frying pan or on a hot surface (called a griddle)

  • : thick makeup worn especially by actors


PANCAKE Defined for Kids

pancake

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noun pan·cake \ˈpan-ˌkāk\

Definition of pancake for Students

  1. :  a flat cake made of thin batter and cooked on both sides on a griddle



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