Meaning of cake cutting in English:

cake cutting

Pronunciation /ˈkeɪk ˌkʌtɪŋ/


  • 1The action or an act of cutting a cake, especially as a customary ritual at a wedding or other celebratory event; (also) a celebration of this type. Frequently as a modifier, especially as "cake-cutting ceremony".

  • 2 figurative The division of a resource, especially when carried out in a manner that is fair to all recipients.


Early 19th century. From cake + cutting.