corn chip


Definition of corn chip

: a piece of a dry crisp snack food prepared from a seasoned cornmeal batter

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Steve McMichael reaches across the table for a handful of Mongo nachos, plopping a mound of corn chips, beef, queso and olives onto his plate and taking a moment to catch his breath. Dan Wiederer,, "‘Ooooh, the skulduggery!’: Inside the world of Steve McMichael, still one of the most colorful and beloved characters from the 1985 Bears," 26 Aug. 2019 It’s much, much easier to apportion blame to the traffic and the quality of the corn chips than accept responsibility for herself. The Know, The Denver Post, "Interview: Cate Blanchett finds intensity and heart in Richard Linklater’s “Where’d You Go, Bernadette”," 16 Aug. 2019 The traditional American Fourth of July menu, according to AFBF, includes hot dogs and buns, cheeseburgers and buns, pork spare ribs, deli potato salad, baked beans, corn chips, lemonade, ketchup, mustard and watermelon for dessert. Darla Guillen Gilthorpe, Houston Chronicle, "Fourth of July cookouts have you craving Houston's best burgers? Here's our guide on where to go," 4 July 2019 Delaware North is even promoting 2,000-calorie-plus delicacies of Americana priced at 19-24 pounds ($24-$30), one involving 2-foot hot dogs, the other 2 feet of corn chips, and both with jalapenos. Washington Post, "London Calling: Yanks, Red Sox promote MLB’s Euro arrival," 28 June 2019 Most of us, at one time or another, have taken out our fury on a bag of crunchy corn chips or tried to beat the blues with a pint of cookie-dough ice cream. Denise Foley, Good Housekeeping, "What's Your Emotional Eating Quotient?," 10 Oct. 2012 Get into the spirit of fall and match this delicious dip with your favorite corn chip. Redbook, "Tailgating How-To: 5 Fumble-Resistant Recipes to Kick-Off Football Season," 9 Sep. 2011 One of the tastier items is this bread cone filled with beef chili and topped with cheddar cheese and corn chips. Pam Kragen,, "15 must-try foods at Disneyland and Disney California parks this summer," 13 June 2018 Buzz60 Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are going to have a lemon elderflower wedding cake on Saturday, but Tostitos has a very different idea of a celebratory, um, dessert for the actress who appeared in its 2009 TV ad for corn chips. Zlati Meyer, USA TODAY, "Royal Wedding means cake made of dips, commemorative chicken buckets, other wacky tie-ins," 17 May 2018

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First Known Use of corn chip

1917, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of corn chip was in 1917

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English Language Learners Definition of corn chip

: a small, flat piece of fried cornmeal that is eaten cold as a snack

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