corn dog


Definition of corn dog

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

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Here, some spectators can be seen quaffing beer and eating a corn dog, while others sip Champagne in box seats while wearing an heirloom fur coat and $5,000 boots custom-made by Northside’s M.L. Leddy’s. Alina Dizik, WSJ, "As Homebuyers Flock In, Fort Worth Embraces its Cowtown Reputation," 17 Jan. 2019 His live shows, which have included him donning red dresses and substituting corn dogs for microphones, are one of the only chances to see this anomaly of local DIY. Efrain Dorado, RedEye Chicago, "5 must-see concerts in Chicago this week: Mother Nature, Vesperteen, Paul Cherry," 12 Dec. 2017 Honestly, funnel cakes and corn dogs look like a belly ache to me. Alexandra Gekas, Woman's Day, "State Fair Vendor Sells Deep-Fried Butter… Yum or Yuck?!," 11 Aug. 2011 Come visit the Courier-Journal booth, grab a corn dog, and stay for the Alabama concert, or the free Ginuwine/Tony! Toni! Tone! Michael Clevenger, The Courier-Journal, "Meet our journalists at Courier-Journal Day at the Kentucky State Fair on Aug. 18," 7 Aug. 2017 Paying homage to one of his own famous tweets, Giannis expressed his love for corn dogs on Monday night — and it should be noted that his fingers are basically the same size, in case there was a question to how massive his hands are. Jr Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Giannis recreates his famous smoothie tweet and has discovered another American delicacy," 4 June 2018 Also, like corn on the cob, corn dogs and bananas, there’s no photogenic way to eat this finger food. Jonathan Kauffman, San Francisco Chronicle, "Forget Doritos. How ladylike are other snacks?," 7 Feb. 2018 Sweet, fluffy corn bread batter plays against house-smoked pulled pork in a deep-fried riff on corn dogs. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "Liter House restaurant brings German beer, food south of Broad Ripple," 11 July 2018 There's a good amount of newcomers, though, including vegetables and corn dogs coated in one of Frito-Lay's most popular options. Benjy Egel, sacbee, "Chew on this: These are the 20 wildest foods for sale at this year’s State Fair," 12 July 2018

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1939, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of corn dog

US : a hot dog covered with a mixture of cornmeal that is fried and served on a stick

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