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English definition of “fruitcake”

fruitcake

noun uk   /ˈfruːt.keɪk/ us  

fruitcake noun (CAKE)

[C or U] a cake containing a lot of dried fruit, such as raisinsCakes

fruitcake noun (PERSON)

[C] UK slang a crazy person: My teacher's a bit of a fruitcake.Of unsound mindStupid and silly
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