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English definition of “pudding”

pudding

noun (SWEET FOOD)    /ˈpʊd.ɪŋ/
B2 [C or U] UK a sweet and usually hot dish made with pastry, flour, bread, or rice, and often fruit: a sticky toffee/treacle pudding Is there any more rice pudding?Puddings, desserts and ices [U] US a sweet, soft food made from milk, sugar, eggs, and flavouring, eaten cold: chocolate/vanilla/butterscotch puddingPuddings, desserts and ices [U] UK (informal pud) the final part of a meal, when a sweet dish is eaten: What's for pudding? I thought we'd have trifle for pudding. → Synonym dessertMeals and parts of meals
(Definition of pudding noun (SWEET FOOD) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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