Definition of milk pudding in English:

milk pudding


  • A baked pudding made of milk and rice or another grain such as sago or tapioca.

    ‘a milk pudding or blancmange is simple’
    [mass noun] ‘we nearly always had milk pudding’
    • ‘The only real meal of the day consisted of two courses, usually a hash of meat and potatoes, followed by a sweet - always milk pudding, rice or sago.’
    • ‘There is also an implication, perhaps unintended, that a milk pudding is not strictly a pudding.’
    • ‘It's like not being able to eat milk puddings after your experience in the school canteen.’
    • ‘Duke Federico even wanted it in his milk pudding!’
    • ‘John had an ulcer and was diabetic; for a fortnight I fed him on milk puddings and steamed fish.’
    • ‘Lunch might be taken on a 2lb steak, a pound of potatoes, three green vegetables and a milk pudding.’
    • ‘He finished his meal and took extra bread, then began eyeing the milk pudding being set about.’


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