a rich containing dried or candied , nuts, etc.
Slang. a crazy or eccentric person; nut.
a rich cake containing mixed dried fruit, lemon peel, nuts, etc
(slang, mainly Brit) a person considered to be eccentric or insane
1838 in the literal sense, from fruit + cake (n.). Slang meaning “lunatic person” is first attested 1952.
nutty as a fruitcake
see: nutty as a fruitcake
fruitcover (frt’kŭv’ər) See indusium.
noun 1. an assortment of fruits cut into sections or pieces and served in a cup or a glass as an appetizer or dessert. noun 1. a variety of fruits served in a cup or glass as an appetizer or dessert noun See fruit cocktail
fruitdot (frt’dŏt’) See sorus.
- Fruit drop
noun 1. the premature shedding of fruit from a tree before fully ripe 2. a boiled sweet with a fruity flavour