pudding

noun pud·ding \ ˈpu̇-diŋ \
Updated on: 21 Apr 2018

Definition of pudding

2 a (1) : a boiled or baked soft food usually with a cereal base
  • corn pudding
  • bread pudding
(2) : a dessert of a soft, spongy, or thick creamy consistency
  • chocolate pudding
(3) British : dessert 1
b : a dish often containing suet or having a suet crust and originally boiled in a bag
  • steak and kidney pudding

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Origin and Etymology of pudding

Middle English



PUDDING Defined for English Language Learners

pudding

Definition of pudding for English Language Learners

  • : a thick, sweet, soft, and creamy food that is usually eaten cold at the end of a meal

  • : a sweet, soft food that is made of rice, bread, etc.

  • : a hot dish like a pie that has a mixture of meat or vegetables inside of it


PUDDING Defined for Kids

pudding

noun pud·ding \ ˈpu̇-diŋ \

Definition of pudding for Students

: a soft creamy dessert

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