HyperDic: fruitcake

English > 2 senses of the word fruitcake:
NOUNperson fruitcake, crackpot, crank, nut, nut case, screwballa whimsically eccentric person
foodfruitcakea rich cake containing dried fruit and nuts and citrus peel and so on
fruitcake > pronunciation
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English > fruitcake: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA whimsically eccentric person.
Synonymscrackpot, crank, nut, nut case, screwball
Broadereccentric, eccentric person, flake, oddball, geekA person with an unusual or odd personality
Spanishchalado, chalupa, chiflado, colifato, estrafalario, excéntrico, locatis, locato, loco, locuelo, piantado, pirado, tabardillo, tarambana
Catalanpoca-solta
English > fruitcake: 2 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningA rich cake containing dried fruit and nuts and citrus peel and so on.
NarrowerChristmas cakeA rich fruitcake (usually covered with icing and marzipan) and eaten at Christmas
simnelA fruitcake (sometimes covered with almond paste) eaten at mid-Lent or Easter or Christmas
Broadercakebaked goods made from or based on a mixture of flour, sugar, eggs, and fat
Spanishpastel de fruta, pastel de frutas
Catalanpastís de fruites

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