fortune cookie

noun

Definition of fortune cookie

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

1940

First Known Use of fortune cookie

1940


FORTUNE COOKIE Defined for English Language Learners

fortune cookie

noun

Definition of fortune cookie for English Language Learners

  • : 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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