corn-fed

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adjective \ ˈkȯrn-ˌfed \

Definition of corn-fed

1 :fed or fattened on grain (such as corn)
  • corn-fed hogs
2 :looking well-fed :plump
3 :rustically wholesome or corny
  • corn-fed humor

First Known Use of corn-fed

14th century

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CORN-FED Defined for English Language Learners

corn-fed

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adjective

Definition of corn-fed for English Language Learners

  • : fed with grain



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