corn dog

noun

Definition of corn dog 

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

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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 Kids’ Plate options come with your choice of fries or applesauce: Steakburger, mini corn dogs, Kraft Macaroni & Cheese, grilled cheese or chicken fingers. Melissa Reinert, Cincinnati.com, "Steak 'N Shake: Kids eat free every weekend this summer," 10 July 2018 At one point, prisoners were fed corn dogs at every meal for about three months, after two area sheriffs had bought a truckload of sausages at a bargain price. Alan Blinder, New York Times, "Alabama Moves to Limit Sheriffs From Pocketing Jail Food Money," 11 July 2018 Matt Hutchinson picks up bananas and frozen corn dogs on an evening supermarket trip with daughters Lilly, 3, and Hannah, 6. Anne Marie Chaker, WSJ, "Supermarkets Deploy Sausage Stations, Dad Jokes to Lure Male Shoppers," 9 July 2018

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1939, in the meaning defined above

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corn dog

noun

English Language Learners Definition of corn dog

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

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