corn dog


: a frankfurter dipped in cornmeal batter, fried, and served on a stick

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Slowly place the battered hot dog into the oil about halfway and count to 5 seconds, then gently lower the rest of the corn dog into the oil. Karla Alindahao, Forbes, 24 Jan. 2023 BurgerBob's Concessions Bottled water; chicken Philly sandwiches; chicken tenders; coffee; corn dog caliente; french fries; hamburgers; hot dogs; iced tea; Italian/Polish sausage sandwiches; nachos; Pepsi products; steak pizzaiolo. Sarah Nelson, The Indianapolis Star, 5 Aug. 2021 Where to find it: The Finer Diner at Rodeo Plaza The good bites Rattlesnake corn dog ($9) Chris Taylor and his two sons travel the country selling rattlesnake meat items to fairgoers. Emma Balter, Chron, 7 Mar. 2023 Last year, popular lunch items included a corn dog, a hamburger with sweet potato fries, and taco meat with chips. Morgan Krakow, Anchorage Daily News, 25 Jan. 2023 The free admission also includes a $3 mini corn dog at McKinney Corn Dog, $3 small popcorn at Kid Shack, and $3 small sour apple lemonade at Squeezers. Ariana Garcia, Chron, 25 Jan. 2023 With his son by his side, Mr. Chapek went on a corn dog run into Disneyland, stopping to pose for photos when recognized by startled guests. Brooks Barnes, New York Times, 11 Sep. 2022 The brand is committed to providing safe and natural products for pets alongside our signature vegan corn dog flavoring! Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 15 Dec. 2022 And there was a mandatory break for corny dogs, served by corn dog czar Skip Fletcher himself, who produced a paper cup full of mustard and demonstrated the art of dipping every bite. Dallas News, 1 Sep. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1939, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of corn dog was in 1939

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Cite this Entry

“Corn dog.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Mar. 2023.

Kids Definition

corn dog

: a frankfurter dipped in cornmeal batter, fried, and served on a stick
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