corn chip

noun

Definition of corn chip 

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

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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, sandiegouniontribune.com, "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 An out-of-this-world extra crunchy spin on a classic with everyone’s favorite corn chip. Catherine Urban, Bon Appetit, "Your May Horoscope Knows That What Lies Ahead Is Actually Just Potato Chips," 1 May 2018 The fourth and fifth most popular recipes go to fruit dip (for the health-conscious muncher) and corn chip dip. Amanda Montell, Woman's Day, "Google's Top Search Trends for Super Bowl Snacks," 1 Feb. 2013 Speaking of tater tots, totchos — a mix of tater tots, corn chips, chili, and cheese — will be available as well. Lauren Delgado, OrlandoSentinel.com, "First look: Playful eats at Woody's Lunch Box at Disney's Toy Story Land," 9 Apr. 2018 If the hair smells like corn chips, that’s a sign that there have been some funky chemicals involved (again — acids and silicones to fake quality). Jessica Chia, Allure, "The Cost of Sourcing Real Hair Extensions Around the World," 16 Feb. 2018 Yes, in light of all the delights 2017 had to offer women, Doritos has decided gendered nacho corn chips is a great use of its time and resources. Sarah Rense, Esquire, "Doritos Thinks 'Chips for Women' Is Something the World Needs Right Now," 6 Feb. 2018

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1917, in the meaning defined above

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corn chip

noun

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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