Definitions for ladyfingerˈleɪ diˌfɪŋ gər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ladyfinger(noun)

    small finger-shaped sponge cake

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  1. ladyfinger(Noun)

    A small sponge cake, approximately finger shaped.

    Ladyfingers soaked in liqueur are the base of tiramisu, but I suppose you could just cut up a sponge cake instead.

  2. ladyfinger(Noun)

    A type of small banana.

  3. ladyfinger(Noun)

    A variety of small firecracker.

    Grandpa would give each of the kids a strip of ladyfingers to light on New Year's Day.

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  1. Ladyfinger

    Ladyfingers are light and sweet sponge cakes roughly shaped like a large finger. They are a principal ingredient in many dessert recipes, such as trifles, charlottes, and tiramisu. They are typically soaked in a sugar syrup or liqueur, such as coffee for the tiramisu dessert. They are also commonly given to infants, being soft enough for teething mouths but easy to grasp and firm enough not to fall apart.


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