kettle corn

variants: or less commonly kettlecorn \ ˈke-​tᵊl-​ˌkȯrn How to pronounce kettle corn (audio) \

Definition of kettle corn

: popped corn flavored with sugar, oil, and salt : sweetened popcorn If you've ever had chocolate-covered pretzels or kettle corn, you know firsthand that salty and sweet can be a magical pairing.— Allie Albanese and Melissa Diaz, Parade, 10 Dec. 2013

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First Known Use of kettle corn

1990, in the meaning defined above

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“Kettle corn.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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