oyster cracker


: a small salted usually round cracker

Examples of oyster cracker in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For the true Cincinnati chili experience, serve it atop spaghetti (two-way), sprinkled with cheddar cheese (three-way), diced onions (four-way) and red kidney beans (five-way) along with oyster crackers and hot sauce. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, 6 Feb. 2024 Divide chowder evenly among bowls; top with bacon, and garnish with additional cilantro and oyster crackers. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 3 Dec. 2023 Bake oyster crackers: Bake for 20 minutes, stirring halfway through. Sheri Castle, Southern Living, 20 Nov. 2023 Serve hot with reserved crispy pancetta and oyster crackers, hot sauce, and fresh herbs, if desired. Kim Sunée, Anchorage Daily News, 10 Aug. 2023 Ingredients: House Cincinnati-style chili, spaghetti noodles, cheddar cheese, oyster crackers and onions. David Wysong, The Enquirer, 2 June 2023 She and Duane were sitting on the dock in front of their cafe, chatting as water lapped against the pier and birds pecked at crushed oyster crackers at their feet. Zoe Greenberg, BostonGlobe.com, 14 June 2019 The dinner will be served with a breadbasket of hush puppies and oyster crackers and coffee or tea will be offered afterward. Rod Stafford Hagwood, sun-sentinel.com, 26 June 2019 The guy who rushed to put oyster crackers in my bag of cake. Kara Baskin, BostonGlobe.com, 21 May 2018 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of oyster cracker was in 1857

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“Oyster cracker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oyster%20cracker. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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oyster cracker

: a small salted usually round cracker
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