Definition of cookie
- a buxom French cookie who haunts the … colony's one night spot
This recipe makes about two dozen cookies.
She put a batch of cookies into the oven.
Don't worry about her—she's a tough cookie.
You are one smart cookie.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'cookie.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use: 1703See Words from the same year
: a sweet baked food that is usually small, flat, and round and is made from flour and sugar
computers : a file that may be added to your computer when you visit a Web site and that contains information about you (such as an identification code or a record of the Web pages you have visited)
What made you want to look up cookie? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
Find the Cousins