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the icing on the cake


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  • n. Something wonderful at the end of something good.


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  • I think gilding the lily would be a more effective idiom for sarcasm or irony. But I love icing, so "icing the cake" is all about joy for me.

    May 6, 2010

  • More like the crowning glory - the characteristic that makes an already very good thing excellent or perfect. Often used sarcastically.

    May 6, 2010

  • the most remarkable thing

    May 6, 2010