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PUDDING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pudding mean? 

PUDDING (noun)
  The noun PUDDING has 3 senses:

1. any of various soft thick unsweetened baked dishes
2. (British) the dessert course of a meal ('pud' is used informally)
3. any of various soft sweet desserts thickened usually with flour and baked or boiled or steamed

  Familiarity information: PUDDING used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


PUDDING (noun)


Sense 1pudding [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Any of various soft thick unsweetened baked dishes

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Context example:

corn pudding

Hypernyms ("pudding" is a kind of...):

dish (a particular item of prepared food)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "pudding"):

carrot pudding (pudding made with grated carrots)

corn pudding (pudding made of corn and cream and egg)


Sense 2pudding [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(British) the dessert course of a meal ('pud' is used informally)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Synonyms:

pud; pudding

Hypernyms ("pudding" is a kind of...):

course (part of a meal served at one time)

Domain region:

Britain; GB; Great Britain; U.K.; UK; United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland)


Sense 3pudding [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Any of various soft sweet desserts thickened usually with flour and baked or boiled or steamed

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Hypernyms ("pudding" is a kind of...):

afters; dessert; sweet (a dish served as the last course of a meal)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "pudding"):

flummery (a bland custard or pudding especially of oatmeal)

suet pudding (a sweet or savory pudding made with suet and steamed or boiled)

roly-poly; roly-poly pudding (pudding made of suet pastry spread with jam or fruit and rolled up and baked or steamed)

tapioca pudding (sweet pudding thickened with tapioca)

pease pudding (a pudding made with strained split peas mixed with egg)

Nesselrode; Nesselrode pudding (a rich frozen pudding made of chopped chestnuts and maraschino cherries and candied fruits and liqueur or rum)

brown Betty (baked pudding of apples and breadcrumbs)

chocolate pudding (sweet chocolate flavored custard-like pudding usually thickened with flour rather than eggs)

vanilla pudding (sweet vanilla flavored custard-like pudding usually thickened with flour rather than eggs)

duff; plum duff (a stiff flour pudding steamed or boiled usually and containing e.g. currants and raisins and citron)

steamed pudding (a pudding cooked by steaming)

Christmas pudding; plum pudding (a rich steamed or boiled pudding that resembles cake)


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