Definition of “biscuit” - English Dictionary

“biscuit” in British English

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biscuitnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbɪs.kɪt/ us /ˈbɪs.kɪt/

biscuit noun [ C ] (FLAT CAKE)

A1 UK US cookie a small, flat cake that is dry and usually sweet:

chocolate/ginger biscuits
a packet of biscuits
We had tea and biscuits at half past three.

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(Definition of “biscuit” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“biscuit” in American English

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biscuitnoun [ C ]

us /ˈbɪs·kɪt/

a small, soft, raised bread:

homemade biscuits

A biscuit is also a type of hard cracker:

dog biscuits

(Definition of “biscuit” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)