corn dog


Definition of corn dog

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

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Recent star foods are back for another year, including 2018′s Dilly Dilly Dog (a cored-out pickle stuffed with a hot dog, dipped in corn dog batter and fried) at the Giant Corn Dog on the corner of West Road and the Avenue of States. Leeanne Griffin,, "What’s new to eat at The Big E for 2019? Chocolate ganache on your cream puffs, cheesy creations, and, yes, lots of deep-fried goodness," 23 Aug. 2019 Thursday was the first day of the Fair’s 12-day run and politics are often as popular as eating corn dogs and riding the Tilt-A-Whirl. Pioneer Press, Twin Cities, "Klobuchar brings presidential campaign to Minnesota State Fair," 22 Aug. 2019 The game is broadcast on a movie screen, and food specials like foot-long corn dogs and bratwursts, as well as constant stream of chicken wings, are cooked up in the kitchen to feed the crowd. Chuck Blount,, "NFL fan group bars around San Antonio: where to find them," 2 Sep. 2019 Today, Sonic Drive-In is inviting everyone to come experience that childhood feeling while being easy on their adult wallets, offering 50-cent corn dogs all day long. Hannah Chubb,, "Sonic Is Selling Its Famous Corn Dogs for 50 Cents on Wednesday," 14 Aug. 2019 Other foods featured include potato salad, sauerkraut, hot dogs, pretzels and more sausage varieties; as well as festival food by Tasty Vending like French fries, kettle corn, corn dogs, snow cones and cotton candy. Annie Alleman,, "Get ready for fall with Buffalo Grove’s Oktoberfest in August," 7 Aug. 2019 Longtime fair vendor Tracey's combined the trendy snack food with its staple corn dog. Jackie Borchardt,, "Pickle juice popsicles and Skyline Chili tater tots are a thing at the Ohio State Fair," 25 July 2019 As other more famous names were mobbed by camera crews and fans at the Iowa State Fair this month, Inslee could be spotted in line for a corn dog with a couple of staffers, looking relaxed but unharried by onlookers. Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times, "Jay Inslee drops out of 2020 presidential race," 21 Aug. 2019 Elsewhere among the food purveyors, Hot Dogs on a Stick sold 20,000 corn dogs, Enzo’s Pizza tossed four tons of dough, and olive oil sommeliers handed out 29,000 samples. Hillary Davis, Daily Pilot, "O.C. Fair draws nearly 1.4 million for ‘Acres of Fun’," 13 Aug. 2019

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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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