Complete Definition of "frosting"

English

Noun
en-noun

  1. A sugary coating for cakes and other baked goods.

#*1914: Eleanor H. Porter, Pollyanna Grows Up 1
#*:...anyhow, even the cake didn't keep very well. I tried it, and it dried up, 'specially the frosting. I reckon the time to take frosting and good times is while they are going; so I want to see all I can now while I'm here.

  1. A layer of frost.

Synonyms
icing

Usage notes
The plural form is used for multiple varieties of frosting; a single type of frosting is itself uncountable.

Verb
frosting

  1. Present participle of to frost.

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