Definitions for pancakeˈpænˌkeɪk
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pan•cakeˈpænˌkeɪk(n.; v.)-caked, -cak•ing.
(n.)a thin, flat cake of batter fried on both sides on a griddle or in a frying pan; griddlecake or flapjack.
Also called pan′cake land`ing. an airplane landing made by pancaking.
(v.i.)(of an airplane) to drop flat to the ground after leveling off a few feet above it.
(v.t.)Informal. to flatten, esp. as the result of a mishap.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal
to cause (an airplane) to pancake.
Origin of pancake:
a brand of cosmetic in a semimoist cake of compressed powder, usu. applied with a moist sponge.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Clothing, Trademark
pancake, battercake, flannel cake, flannel-cake, flapcake, flapjack, griddlecake, hotcake, hot cake(noun)
a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a round flat food made from flour, milk and eggs
pancakes with maple syrup
A thin batter cake fried in a pan or on a griddle in oil or butter.
A kind of makeup, consisting of a thick layer of a compressed powder.
A type of throw, usually with a ring where the prop is thrown in such a way that it rotates round an axis of the diameter of the prop.
To make a pancake landing
To collapse one floor after another.
To flatten violently.
Origin: 1430, . The juggling sense is by analogy with a pancake being tossed in a pan.
a thin cake of batter fried in a pan or on a griddle; a griddlecake; a flapjack
Translations for pancake
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a thin cake usually made of milk, flour and eggs and fried in a pan etc.
- فَطيرَة مُحَلاّة: بانكيكArabic
- panquecaPortuguese (BR)
- palačinka, lívanecCzech
- der PfannkuchenGerman
- نان شیرین و پهن؛ پنکیکFarsi
- आकार में गोल-चपटा, दूध आटे और अण्डों से बना व्यंजनHindi
- kue dadar, panekukIndonesian
- نان شیرین و پهن؛ پنکیکPersian
- يوډول كېك، دالوتكې نابوبره كښته كيدلPashto
- palacinka, lievanecSlovak
- 薄煎餅Chinese (Trad.)
- оладка; млинецьUkrainian
- bánh kếpVietnamese
- 薄煎饼Chinese (Simp.)
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