pudding

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noun pud·ding \ˈpu̇-diŋ\

Definition of pudding

  1. 1 :  blood sausage

  2. 2a (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 1b :  a dish often containing suet or having a suet crust and originally boiled in a bag <steak and kidney pudding>

Origin and Etymology of pudding

Middle English


First Known Use: 13th century



PUDDING Defined for English Language Learners

pudding

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noun pud·ding \ˈpu̇-diŋ\

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

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noun pud·ding \ˈpu̇-diŋ\

Definition of pudding for Students

  1. :  a soft creamy dessert


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