dessert Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "dessert" - English Dictionary

See all translations

dessertnoun [C or U]

uk   /dɪˈzɜːt/  us   /-ˈzɝːt/
A2 sweet food eaten at the end of a meal: a dessert fork/spoon For dessert there's apple pie or fruit. If you make the main course, I'll make a dessert.
More examples
Translations of “dessert”
in Arabic حَلْوى (بَعْد الطَّعام)…
in Korean 디저트, 후식…
in Malaysian pencuci mulut…
in French entremets, dessert…
in Turkish tatlı…
in Italian dessert, dolce…
in Chinese (Traditional) 甜食,甜品…
in Russian десерт…
in Polish deser…
in Vietnamese món tráng miệng, thời gian ăn món tráng miệng…
in Spanish postre…
in Portuguese sobremesa…
in Thai ขนมหวาน, ของหวาน…
in German der Nachtisch…
in Catalan postres…
in Japanese デザート…
in Indonesian pencuci mulut…
in Chinese (Simplified) 甜食,甜点…
(Definition of dessert from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of dessert?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “dessert”

Definitions of “dessert” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
straight

the straight part of a racetrack (= the track on which competitors race)

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More