popcorn

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1pop·corn

noun \ˈpäp-ˌkrn\

: corn in the form of hard yellow seeds that burst open and become soft and white when they are heated

Full Definition of POPCORN

:  an Indian corn (Zea mays praecox) whose kernels on exposure to heat burst open to form a white starchy mass; also :  the kernels especially after popping

First Known Use of POPCORN

1823

2popcorn

adjective

Definition of POPCORN

:  having widespread appeal but usually offering little artistic merit or intellectual stimulation <popcorn movies>

First Known Use of POPCORN

1950

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