A stack of pancakes with butter and syrup.
- a thin, flat cake of batter fried on a griddle or in a pan; griddlecake; flapjack
- a landing in which the airplane levels off higher than for a normal landing, stalls, then drops almost verticallyin full pancake landing
- ☆ pancake makeup
verbpan·caked, pan·cak·ing, pan·cakes
- To make a pancake landing.
- To fall flat to the ground with great force, especially to collapse in such a way that higher floors or structures fall directly on the ones beneath.
(third-person singular simple present pancakes, present participle pancaking, simple past and past participle pancaked)