fortune cookie

noun

Definition of fortune cookie

: a thin cookie folded to contain a slip of paper on which is printed a fortune, proverb, or humorous statement

Examples of fortune cookie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s a piece of fortune cookie wisdom passed around the Twitterverse. Kyle Whitmire, al, 12 Aug. 2021 There’s a piece of fortune cookie wisdom passed around the Twitterverse. Kyle Whitmire, al, 12 Aug. 2021 There’s a piece of fortune cookie wisdom passed around the Twitterverse. Kyle Whitmire, al, 12 Aug. 2021 There’s a piece of fortune cookie wisdom passed around the Twitterverse. Kyle Whitmire, al, 12 Aug. 2021 There’s a piece of fortune cookie wisdom passed around the Twitterverse. Kyle Whitmire, al, 12 Aug. 2021 There’s a piece of fortune cookie wisdom passed around the Twitterverse. Kyle Whitmire, al, 12 Aug. 2021 There’s a piece of fortune cookie wisdom passed around the Twitterverse. Kyle Whitmire, al, 12 Aug. 2021 There’s a piece of fortune cookie wisdom passed around the Twitterverse. Kyle Whitmire, al, 12 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of fortune cookie

1940, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fortune cookie was in 1940

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8 Nov 2021

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“Fortune cookie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fortune%20cookie. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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fortune cookie

noun

English Language Learners Definition of fortune cookie

: a thin cookie served in Chinese restaurants that contains a slip of paper on which a message (such as a prediction about your future) is printed

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