wedding cake


: a usually elaborately decorated and tiered cake made for the celebration of a wedding
: something (such as a large building) resembling a wedding cake especially in elaborate ornamentation

Examples of wedding cake in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On Wednesday, June 5, the Season 14 champ, 28, shared a selection of photos and videos on his Instagram that showed him decorating his three-tier wedding cake on the morning of his May 31 nuptials. Raven Brunner, Peoplemag, 5 June 2024 Inside the bookable giant wedding cake in the English countryside. Sarah James, Condé Nast Traveler, 12 June 2023 For dessert, the couple served a red velvet wedding cake with notes of lemon, funfetti and vanilla. Emily Strohm, Peoplemag, 9 May 2024 After dinner and slices of traditional wedding cake, Tatiana changed into a second dress by Valli. Elise Taylor, Vogue, 27 Mar. 2024 See all Example Sentences for wedding cake 

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Word History

First Known Use

1648, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of wedding cake was in 1648

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“Wedding cake.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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