Definition of 'dessert'
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Who will end up getting their just desserts? The Sun (2015)As is the case with main courses there are great regional variations in sweets and desserts. Cheap Eats Guide to Europe 1994 (1993)Stir in one dessert spoon sifted icing sugar. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We rarely use oranges beyond the fruit bowl and dessert course in this country. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Just remember to avoid eating dessert while watching this. The Sun (2006)The pupils worked hard and have received their just desserts. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Dinner is ham with new potatoes and dessert is ice cream. The Sun (2015)We can get fruit and dessert as well. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And he probably got his just desserts. The Sun (2014)But we had ice cream for dessert. Times, Sunday Times (2009)These include fish served twice a week and fruit desserts. The Sun (2014)It is a delight to think that there is a dessert you can eat and enjoy without feeling guilty. Christianity Today (2000)There are many people who do not have a milk allergy who are interested in recipes for desserts made without cream. Asthma and Eczema - special diet cookbook (1989)This dessert is very sweet indeed. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You decide what dessert she eats. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The combination of sticky toffee, crushed biscuits and fresh banana makes an easy dessert. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She got recipes too so she can make the desserts back home in America. The Sun (2006)Spoon dessert spoons of dough on to the baking trays, leaving space for spreading. The Sun (2010)Meanwhile, gently heat a dessert spoon of the oil in a very small pan. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I loved pizza, ready meals and sponge puddings for dessert. The Sun (2015)I expressed my love in a shower of butter, cream and dessert wine. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I could make a dessert choice in 10 seconds. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'dessert'
British English: dessert /dɪˈzɜːt/ NOUN
Dessert is something sweet, such as fruit or a pudding, that you eat at the end of a meal.
She had ice cream for dessert.
- American English: dessert
- Arabic: حَلْوَى يُخْتَتَمُ بِهَا الطَّعَامُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: sobremesa
- Chinese: 甜点
- Croatian: desert
- Czech: dezert
- Danish: dessert
- Dutch: toetje
- European Spanish: postre
- Finnish: jälkiruoka
- French: dessert
- German: Nachspeise
- Greek: επιδόρπιο
- Italian: dolce
- Japanese: デザート
- Korean: 디저트
- Norwegian: dessert
- Polish: deser
- European Portuguese: sobremesa
- Romanian: desert
- Russian: десерт
- Spanish: postre
- Swedish: efterrätt
- Thai: ของหวาน
- Turkish: tatlı
- Ukrainian: десерт
- Vietnamese: món tráng miệng
Definition of dessert from the Collins English Dictionary
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