the icing on the cake

the icing on the cake an attractive but inessential addition or enhancement.
Main Entry: icing

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  • (the) icing on the cake — the icing on the cake phrase something that makes a good situation even better I’m really happy playing here, and if we win today that will be the icing on the cake. Thesaurus: something or someone that is good or very goodsynonym Main entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • the icing on the cake — the icing (or frosting) on the cake an attractive but inessential addition or enhancement being a scientist is enjoyable, and winning a Nobel is icing on the cake …   Useful english dictionary

  • (the) frosting on the cake — the icing on the ˈcake; (US also) the frosting on the ˈcake idiom something extra and not essential that is added to an already good situation or experience and that makes it even better • It s an added bonus the icing on the cake. Main entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • the icing on the cake — noun Something wonderful at the end of something good. I managed to win the marathon, but the icing on the cake was when my boyfriend proposed to me as soon as I crossed the finish line …   Wiktionary

  • (the) icing on the cake — British, American & Australian, American something which makes a good situation even better. I was just content to see my daughter in such a stable relationship but a grandchild, that was really the icing on the cake …   New idioms dictionary

  • the icing on the cake — something that makes a good situation even better I m really happy playing here, and if we win today that will be the icing on the cake …   English dictionary

  • the icing on the cake — an attractive but inessential addition or enhancement. → icing …   English new terms dictionary

  • icing on the cake — Anything that is a desirable addition to something already satisfactory • • • Main Entry: ↑ice * * * icing on the cake see ↑icing • • • Main Entry: ↑cake icing on the cake : something extra that makes a good thing even better The concert itself… …   Useful english dictionary

  • icing on the cake — This expression is used to refer to something good that happens on top of an already good thing or situation …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Icing on the Cake — Infobox Television episode | Title = Icing on the Cake Series = Ugly Betty Season = 1 Episode = 17 Guests= Airdate = March 15, 2007 Production = 117 Writer = Dailyn Rodriguez Director = Jeff Melman Episode list = Episode chronology Caption =… …   Wikipedia

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