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that takes the cake! meaning

  • [American slang]
    1. Inf. That is good, and it wins the prize! (Assuming that the prize is a cake.)
      "What a performance!" cheered John. "That takes the cake!"
      Sue: Wow! That takes the cake! What a dive! Rachel: She sure can dive!
    2. Inf. That is too much;   Bob: What a dumb thing to do, Fred! Erik: Yeah, Fred. That takes the cake!
      Bob: Wow! That takes the cake! Bill: What is it? Bob: That stupid driver in front of me just hit the car on the left and then swung over and hit the car on the right.

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