AskDefine | Define frosting

Dictionary Definition

frosting n : a flavored sugar topping used to coat and decorate cakes [syn: icing, ice]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. A sugary coating for cakes and other baked goods.
  2. A layer of frost.


Usage notes

  • The plural form is used for multiple varieties of frosting; a single type of frosting is itself uncountable.


  1. Present participle of to frost.

Extensive Definition

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