Definition of pudding
1 : blood sausage
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
First Known Use: 13th century
PUDDING Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of pudding for Students
: a soft creamy dessert
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