fruitcake

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Englisch - Englisch
A cake containing dried fruits and, optionally, nuts, citrus peel and spice
A crazy or eccentric person

Easy, feller, easy. She's a fruitcake.

A male homosexual
disapproval If you refer to someone as a fruitcake, you mean that they are mad or that their behaviour is very strange
{i} spice cake containing candied fruits and nuts; crazy person, nut, loony (Slang)
a whimsically eccentric person
a rich cake containing dried fruit and nuts and citrus peel and so on
A fruitcake is a cake that contains raisins, currants, and other dried fruit
nutty as a fruitcake
Behaving in an eccentric, foolish, or kooky manner; very nutty

Eugene O'Neill, in his 1914 play, The Movie Man, coined a memorable simile: We sure are as nutty as a fruitcake or we wouldn't be here..

fruitcakes
plural of fruitcake
fruitcake

    Silbentrennung

    fruit·cake

    Türkische aussprache

    frutkeyk

    Aussprache

    /ˈfro͞otˌkāk/ /ˈfruːtˌkeɪk/

    Etymologie

    [ 'früt-"kAk ] (noun.) 1848. From fruit +‎ cake, 1854. Sense of crazy person 1952 (predated by nutty as a fruitcake, 1914).

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