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

Examples of corn-fed in a Sentence

the musical's corn-fed humor harkens back to a more innocent, unjaded era
Recent Examples on the Web Never underestimate a corn-fed basic from Hockeytown. Meredith Blake, Los Angeles Times, 29 May 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of corn-fed was in the 14th century

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“Corn-fed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corn-fed. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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