icing on the cake

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. 2014.

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  • 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 — 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

  • icing on the cake —    If something is referred to as icing on the cake, it is an extra benefit that makes a good situation even better.     Good news! I get the job ... and the icing on the cake is that I get a company car too! …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • icing on the cake — n. an extra enhancement. □ Oh, wow! A tank full of gas in my new car. That’s icing on the cake! □ Your oming home for a few days was the icing on the cake …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 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

  • icing on the cake — something good that is added to another good thing. He was delighted to have his story published – getting paid for it was just icing on the cake …   New idioms dictionary

  • icing on the cake — sweet frosting covering the cake; added bonus, something that makes a good situation even better …   English contemporary dictionary

  • (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

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