corn chip


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The veterinarian also explained how Proteus, and its corn chip aroma, can end up on your pet's paws, sharing that the bacteria seek out moist environments. Kelli Bender, Peoplemag, 26 Jan. 2023 Cindy Yi was handing out samples of her sweet and savory traditional Korean Radish Kimchi on a corn chip, and artisan bread baker Philippe Garcia, originally from Lyon, France, revealed some of his secrets of nurturing sourdough yeast for Philippe’s Bread’s boules and baguettes. oregonlive, 20 Jan. 2023 Unfortunately, a corn chip smell isn't the only issue linked to Proteus. Kelli Bender, Peoplemag, 26 Jan. 2023 Her Taste of the South collection includes both more traditional options like mint julep and banana pudding as well as a Frito pie truffle, which features a corn chip center and a cheese, chive, and ghost pepper ganache that did not come to play. Mackenzie Chung Fegan, Bon Appétit, 2 Feb. 2021 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, 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, 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, 17 Oct. 2018 The interesting twist was the corn chips, which somehow managed to stay crunchy despite being frozen. cleveland, 10 Mar. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1932, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of corn chip was in 1932

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“Corn chip.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

Kids Definition

corn chip

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