American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A small finger-shaped sponge cake.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See lady's-finger.
- n. A small sponge cake, shaped approximately like a finger.
- n. A type of small banana.
- n. A variety of small firecracker.
- n. small finger-shaped sponge cake
“The mixture used for ladyfingers is in reality a sponge-cake mixture, but it is baked in a certain oblong shape known as a ladyfinger shape.”
“Terms & Expressions: la bouderie (f) = sulkiness, (fit of the) sulks bouder quelqu'un = to refuse to have anything to do with someone avoir des succès de boudoir = to be successful with women un boudoir = a private sitting room; also a finger-shaped cookie or cake known in English as a "ladyfinger”
“Dip each ladyfinger into the coffee mixture to let it soak up some of the liquid (2-3 seconds) and place in the bottom of a 8×8 or 9×9-inch baking dish.”
“She sipped her tea and nibbled a ladyfinger, and I felt the relief of her wide gray stare removed from me, only to turn and catch Marm, the dull, unhappy look in her eyes changed to a curious sort of pride.”
“Store-bought savoiardi ladyfinger cookies are dipped in liqueur, layered with chocolate and then refrigerated until firm.”
“She was right then in the kitchen fussing with the ladyfinger dessert.”
“Underneath the icing, I bet it's one big spongy ladyfinger soaked in...espresso...uh, yeah.”
“A few crumbles of ladyfinger crumbs sprinkled on top for texture, and “Deconstructed Tiramisu” was done.”
“So moving along from the espresso with a ladyfinger, I brushed a Marsala syrup on the bottom of the plate, in hopeful floral designs.”
“In the first one, the ladyfinger-type things are clouds, the lifesavers above them are the sun and the moon, the navy-blue is the water and the orange blob is the sun's reflection on the water, and the chocolate chips are stars, or maybe ash fallout from a nearby volcanic eruption, or crashing meteorites, or something like that, and the crumbs of whatever-that-is are sand on the beach.”
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The finger list, that is!
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