Complete Definition of "cookie"

Image:2006-June-26-Peanut-Butter-Cookies-Cooked.JPG|thumb|right|Peanut butter cookies.
English

Etymology
From Dutch koekje (possibly through dialectal variation koekie), diminutive of koek.

Pronunciation
AHD|/koÍok'i/
IPA|/ËkÊki/
SAMPA: /<tt>"kUki</tt>/
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-Êki|-Êki

Alternative spellings
cooky (UK)

Noun
en-noun

  1. context|chiefly|North America A small flat, baked cake which is either crisp or soft but firm (often with chocolate chips, candies or nuts mixed in.)
  2. context|Scotland a bun.
  3. (computing, browsers) An HTTP cookie, web cookie.
  4. computing A magic cookie.
  5. A young, attractive woman. As it is often intended to sexually objectify said woman, it can be seen as offensive (though only mildly, as it is a somewhat dated term, but not yet obsolete).

Synonyms
(cake) biscuit, bickie (UK, Australian English)

Derived terms
fortune cookie
caught with one's hand in the cookie jar
Num-Nums

Translations
trans-top|flat cake
Chinese: 饼干
Danish: småkage
Dutch: koekje o
Finnish: keksi
French: biscuit#French|biscuit m
German: Keks m
Greek: μÏιÏκÏÏο (biskoto) n, βοÏÏημα (vutima) n
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Hebrew: ×¢××××× ('ugi'a) f
Hungarian: keksz
Italian: biscotto m
Portuguese: bolacha
Slovene: piškot m
Spanish: galleta m
Swedish: kaka c, småkaka c
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magic cookie
See magic cookie

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HTTP cookie
See HTTP cookie

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See also
cracker (UK)
w:cookie|Wikipedia article on cookies (cakes)
w:magic_cookie|Wikipedia article on magic cookies
w:HTTP_cookie|Wikipedia article on HTTP cookies

Category:Dutch derivations
Category:Foods

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Revision and Credits for"cookie"
  • 2007-11-28 02:09 - Tohru - Reverted edits by [[Special:Contributions/71.96.87.32|71.96.87.32]] ([[User_talk:71.96.87.32|Talk]]); changed back to last version by [[User:74.0.75.130|74.0.75.130]]

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