muffin

Part of speech: noun

A light spongy cake.

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Usage examples "muffin":

  1. I remember that for nearly a year I intended to be a muffin- man," said Uncle Henry severely. - "The Altar Steps", Compton MacKenzie.
  2. William, said Mr. Pumblechook to the waiter, put a muffin on table. - "Great Expectations", Charles Dickens.
  3. A silver rack of dry toast, butter, and a hot muffin covered with a small silver cover. - "East Lynne", Mrs. Henry Wood.