Definition of figgy pudding in English:

figgy pudding


  • A rich boiled pudding made with flour, suet, figs, and other dried fruit, traditionally eaten at Christmas.

    ‘we are supposed to tuck a shilling into a traditional figgy pudding’
    • ‘There are reasons that figgy pudding has been a beloved holiday dessert for more than 600 years: it's easy to make, it tastes wonderful, and it has its own song.’
    • ‘It kicked off with roast turkey and culminated with very thin slices of figgy pudding and custard.’
    • ‘We round up the year's literary stories so that you can get on with eating vast quantities of leftover figgy pudding.’
    • ‘There is a traditional figgy pudding with a density approaching that of Christmas pudding, and which may be allowed to mature in the same way.’
    • ‘We associate Christmas more with rebroadcasts of 'It's A Wonderful Life' than with one-horse-open-sleighs or figgy pudding.’
    • ‘Never mind figgy pudding, eclairs are on the menu this Christmas!’
    • ‘For British residents, making the occasion feel as close as possible to that back home means providing festive booze along with the mince pies and figgy pudding.’
    • ‘To raise money for school programs, the students are selling handmade figgy pudding and fruitcake.’
    • ‘If you ever invite him to your house for a feast, don't forget the figgy pudding.’
    • ‘Figgy pudding is a traditional holiday dessert that I've noticed isn't served much anymore.’