icing on the cake


icing on the cake
icing on the cake
Anything that is a desirable addition to something already satisfactory
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Main Entry:ice

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icing on the cake — see icing
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Main Entry:cake
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icing on the cake
: something extra that makes a good thing even better

The concert itself was great, and getting to meet the band afterward was (the) icing on the cake.

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Main Entry:icing

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • icing on the cake — a bonus, extra benefit, the rest is gravy    We ve sold enough tickets to pay for the trip. This money from the Elks Club is icing on the cake! …   English idioms

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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 icing on the cake — ► the icing on the cake an attractive but inessential addition or enhancement. Main Entry: ↑icing …   English terms dictionary