cornpone

adjective corn·pone \ ˈkȯrn-ˌpōn \

Examples of cornpone in a Sentence

  1. the comedian's cornpone wisecracks were old even in the days of vaudeville

First Known Use of cornpone

1972

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corn pone

noun

Definition of corn pone

Southern & Midland
: corn bread often made without milk or eggs and baked or fried

First Known Use of corn pone

1859

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CORNPONE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of cornpone for English Language Learners

  • : of, relating to, or appealing to people who live on farms away from big cities


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