What does biscuit mean?

Definitions for biscuit
ˈbɪs kɪtbis·cuit

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word biscuit.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. biscuitnoun

    small round bread leavened with baking-powder or soda

  2. cookie, cooky, biscuitnoun

    any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term)


  1. biscuitnoun

    A cookie.

    Etymology: From bisket, from bescuit (French: biscuit).

  2. biscuitnoun

    A small bread usually made with baking soda, similar in texture to a scone, but usually not sweet.

    Etymology: From bisket, from bescuit (French: biscuit).

  3. biscuitnoun

    A form of unglazed earthenware.

    Etymology: From bisket, from bescuit (French: biscuit).

  4. biscuitnoun

    The "bread" formerly supplied to naval ships; made with very little water, kneaded into flat cakes and slowly baked; often infested with weevils.

    Etymology: From bisket, from bescuit (French: biscuit).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Biscuitnoun

    a kind of unraised bread, of many varieties, plain, sweet, or fancy, formed into flat cakes, and bakes hard; as, ship biscuit

  2. Biscuitnoun

    a small loaf or cake of bread, raised and shortened, or made light with soda or baking powder. Usually a number are baked in the same pan, forming a sheet or card

  3. Biscuitnoun

    earthen ware or porcelain which has undergone the first baking, before it is subjected to the glazing

  4. Biscuitnoun

    a species of white, unglazed porcelain, in which vases, figures, and groups are formed in miniature


  1. Biscuit

    A biscuit is a baked, commonly flour-based food product. The term is applied to two distinct products in North America and the Commonwealth of Nations and Europe. For a list of varieties, see the list of biscuits and cookies.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Biscuit

    bis′kit, n. hard dry bread in small cakes: a kind of unglazed earthenware. [O. Fr. bescoit (mod. biscuit)—L. bis, twice, coquĕre, coctum, to cook or bake.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. biscuit

    [i.e. bis coctus, or Fr. bis-cuit]. Bread intended for naval or military expeditions is now simply flour well kneaded, with the least possible quantity of water, into flat cakes, and slowly baked. Pliny calls it panis nauticus; and of the panis militaris, he says that it was heavier by one-third than the grain from which it was made.

Rap Dictionary

  1. biscuitnoun


  2. biscuitnoun

    Genitals. "Gals, if you see a man you like, just grab him in the biscuits... and doowutchalike" -- Digital Underground (Doowutchalike).

  3. biscuitnoun

    fu**ed up shoes

  4. biscuitnoun

    Methadone Biscuit. A pill taken similar to Oxys.

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'biscuit' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2854

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'biscuit' in Nouns Frequency: #2168

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of biscuit in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of biscuit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of biscuit in a Sentence

  1. John Vilmain:

    The minute you're not viable, you're as popular as honey on a biscuit.

  2. Simon Bird:

    When we do have residents that are getting particularly stressed or very anxious, the manager or the staff will bring Biscuit out. He's a good distraction. He reduces stress levels, he does stimulate memory and also encourages a lot of social interaction and recollection and reminiscence.

  3. Stephanie Dillard:

    Biscuits have to be 100 percent whole grain, it’s not the kind of biscuit you would see at a restaurant.

  4. Joanna Gaines ':

    For 6 months, I would work in the kitchen to try to figure out the perfect biscuit for our family, and every Saturday I would serve these biscuits to the kids and Chip and they would give me their feedback.

  5. Coming to America:

    Reverend Brown Girl, you look so good, someone ought to put you on a plate and sop you up with a biscuit.

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