corn dog


Definition of corn dog

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

Examples of corn dog in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web My ticket guarantees me a corn dog, fries, cotton candy and deep-fried Oreos. Henry Gass, The Christian Science Monitor, "Drive-thru Texas state fair: fried Oreos, yes. Baby animals, no.," 15 Oct. 2020 My girlfriend – here for the corn dog, not to be quoted in this report – let out a snort of frustration. Henry Gass, The Christian Science Monitor, "Drive-thru Texas state fair: fried Oreos, yes. Baby animals, no.," 15 Oct. 2020 No surprise that a hot dog-centric restaurant (with extensive forays into burgers and pizza) would have an all-beef corn dog on the menu. Sharyn Jackson, Star Tribune, "Where to get your fix of corn dogs – and Pronto Pups – in the Twin Cities," 4 Sep. 2020 Pronto Pup also claims to have debuted at the Minnesota State Fair in 1947 as the original corn dog on sale. Anna Ta Star Tribune, Star Tribune, "Corn dog vs. Pronto Pup: Why are Minnesotans so loyal to only one?," 14 Aug. 2020 But Lakewood Landing also has their full menu, including corn dogs, for takeout right now. Jeremy Hallock, Dallas News, "Margaritas-to-go and ‘baller survival kits’: Dallas restaurants launch some very extra takeout deals," 24 Mar. 2020 Besides games, fans can expect fair snacks, like corn dogs and cotton candy, as well as musical and dance troupe performances. Kat Bein, Billboard, "Dirtybird Launches Two New Fests to Celebrate 15 Year Anniversary," 28 Jan. 2020 Trucks specializing in lobster, barbecue, tacos, corn dogs, popcorn, pizza, pasta and pretzels will be on hand. Tirion Morris, azcentral, "What to expect when the 2020 Street Eats Food Truck Festival rolls into Salt River Fields," 30 Jan. 2020 In addition to the usual fare, there have been a couple additions to the Haute Dog menu, including a foot-long street corn dog, which includes elote con queso on the dog. Matt Young, Houston Chronicle, "New concession items at Toyota Center for 2019-20 Rockets season," 24 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of corn dog

1939, in the meaning defined above

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3 Nov 2020

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“Corn dog.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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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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