pudding Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “pudding” in the English Dictionary

"pudding" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈpʊd.ɪŋ/

pudding noun (SWEET FOOD)

B2 [C or U] mainly UK a ​sweet and usually ​hotdish made with ​pastry, ​flour, ​bread, or ​rice, and often ​fruit: a ​stickytoffee/​treacle pudding Is there any more ​rice pudding? [U] US a ​sweet, ​softfood made from ​milk, ​sugar, ​eggs, and flavouring, ​eatencold: chocolate/​vanilla/​butterscotch pudding [U] UK (informal pud) the ​finalpart of a ​meal, when a ​sweetdish is ​eaten: What's for pudding? I ​thought we'd havetrifle for pudding.
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pudding noun (NON-SWEET FOOD)

[C or U] UK (informal pud) a ​hotdish made with ​pastry or ​flour that ​contains or is ​eaten with ​meat: steak and ​kidney pudding
(Definition of pudding from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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puddingnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈpʊd·ɪŋ/
a ​sweetdish, often made from ​sugar, ​milk, ​flour, and ​flavoring, and usually ​eaten after a ​meal: [U] I’ll make ​rice pudding for ​dessert.
(Definition of pudding from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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