corn chip


Definition of corn chip

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

Examples of corn chip in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In one instance, the team recorded footage of a bag of Corn Cho, a type of puffy corn chips covered in chocolate. Courtney Linder, Popular Mechanics, "The Future of Virtual Reality—and Spying—Lies in a Bag of Potato Chips," 31 Mar. 2020 Most of the grains that are used in foods like breakfast cereals, corn chips and crackers are milled by high-speed steel rollers. Anahad O’connor, New York Times, "How ‘Fast Carbs’ May Undermine Your Health," 14 Apr. 2020 Humble beginnings, unprecedented success San Antonio, 1932: Gustavo Olguin, a cook, agrees to sell an adapted potato ricer, his complete list of retail accounts (all 19 of them) and his recipe for fried corn chips to C. E. Doolin. Ginni Beam, Dallas News, "Frito-Lay stays true to Texas roots by investing in the future of D-FW," 17 Oct. 2018 The interesting twist was the corn chips, which somehow managed to stay crunchy despite being frozen. cleveland, "We ate 130 frozen pizzas and ranked them, worst to best; Nos. 1-2 made by same company," 10 Mar. 2020 And, to go with those corn chips, Emily Heil, did the heavy lifting to determine which are the best jarred salsas on the grocery shelves. The Washington Post, "Free Range on Food: Caring for your cast iron, picky eaters, vitamins, breakfast sausage, this week's recipes and more!," 29 Jan. 2020 At a snack bar in the back of a general store, the Frito pie comes as a single serve bag of corn chips smothered with chilli, cheese and onions. Stephanie Emma Pfeffer,, "The Best Pie in Every State and Washington, D.C.," 27 Sep. 2019 Fire Twist Chips and Vanilla: Student inventor Leslie is a big fan of Takis, the spicy rolled corn chips from Mexico. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Local fourth-graders create unusual ice cream flavors for Salt & Straw," 6 Sep. 2019 This is pickled pork skin that can be added to corn chips, tacos or anything just to add a bit more of a salty kick. Natalia E. Contreras, Indianapolis Star, "Not your basic snacks: This Noblesville shop offers some of Mexico's best street foods," 10 Sep. 2019

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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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“Corn chip.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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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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