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“frosting” in British English

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frostingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈfrɒs.tɪŋ/ us /ˈfrɑː.stɪŋ/ US

Examples from literature

  • Mix lavender into your cupcake frosting. 
  • As soon as they are done, ice with either chocolate or vanilla frosting. 
  • It looks like the frosting on a confectioners' cake. 
  • Nice, sweet batter, and nice maple-sugar frosting. 
  • Put the remainder of the frosting on the top and sides of the roll. 
  • This pudding consists of cake, frosting and sauce. 

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

“frosting” in American English

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frostingnoun [ U ]

us /ˈfrɔ·stɪŋ/

a thin layer of sugar mixed with a liquid and used to cover a cake:

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