Cookie vs Shortcake - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between cookie and shortcake

is that cookie is (label) a small, flat, baked cake which is either crisp or soft but firm (often with chocolate chips, candies or nuts mixed in) while shortcake is a sweet biscuit typically made with flour, sugar, salt, butter, milk or cream, and sometimes eggs, and leavened with baking powder or baking soda.

cookie

English

(wikipedia cookie)

Alternative forms

* (uncommon)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (label) A small, flat, baked cake which is either crisp or soft but firm (often with chocolate chips, candies or nuts mixed in).
  • (label) A specifically American-style (l).
  • (label) A bun.
  • An (l), web cookie.
  • (label) A (l).
  • A young, attractive woman.
  • The female genitalia.
  • * 2009 , T. R. Oulds, Story of Many Secret Night , Lulu.com (2010), ISBN 9781409285816, unnumbered page:
  • Her legs hung over the edge and the large towel covered just enough of her lap to hide her 'cookie' .
  • * 2010 , Lennie Ross, Blow me , Lulu.com (2010), ISBN 9781257133819, page 47:
  • If she wanted to compete in this dog-eat-pussy world, she had to keep up her personal grooming, even if it meant spreading her legs and letting some Vietnamese woman rip the hair off her cookie every other week.
  • * 2014 , (Nicki Minaj), "" (Clean Version), (w) :
  • Cookie put his butt to sleep, now he callin' me Nyquil.

    Synonyms

    * (cake) (l), (l) (qualifier)

    Derived terms

    , (l) , (l) , (l) , (l) , (l) , (l) , (l) , , (l)}}

    See also

    * (l) (UK) * * * ----

    shortcake

    English

    Noun

  • A sweet biscuit typically made with flour, sugar, salt, butter, milk or cream, and sometimes eggs, and leavened with baking powder or baking soda.
  • A dessert made with such a biscuit.