corn dodger

corn dodger
noun Date: 1834 chiefly Southern & Midland a cake of corn bread that is fried, baked, or boiled as a dumpling

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • corn dodger — corn′ dodg er n. coo a small cornmeal cake either baked or fried or boiled as a dumpling • Etymology: 1830–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • corn dodger — noun small oval cake of corn bread baked or fried (chiefly southern) • Syn: ↑corn dab, ↑dodger • Hypernyms: ↑cornbread …   Useful english dictionary

  • corn dodger — 1. South Midland and Southern U.S. a small, usually oval cake made of corn bread and baked or fried hard in a skillet. 2. Chiefly South Atlantic States and Eastern Virginia. a boiled dumpling made of cornmeal. * * * …   Universalium

  • corn dodger — fried or baked corn cake …   English contemporary dictionary

  • corn-dodger — …   Useful english dictionary

  • dodger — Synonyms and related words: Artful Dodger, Casanova, Don Juan, Machiavel, Machiavelli, Machiavellian, Philadelphia lawyer, Yankee horse trader, actor, aegis, arm guard, ash cake, ash pone, backstop, bamboozler, befuddler, beguiler, buffer,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • corn dab — noun small oval cake of corn bread baked or fried (chiefly southern) • Syn: ↑corn dodger, ↑dodger • Hypernyms: ↑cornbread …   Useful english dictionary

  • dodger — /doj euhr/, n. 1. a person who dodges. 2. a shifty person, esp. one who persistently evades a responsibility, as specified: tax dodger; draft dodger. 3. a leafhopper. 4. a small handbill; throwaway. 5. Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S. See… …   Universalium

  • dodger — noun Date: 1568 1. one that dodges; especially one who uses tricky devices 2. a small leaflet ; circular 3. corn dodger 4. a usually canvas screen on a boat or ship that provides protection from spray …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • corn dumpling — noun : a boiled corn dodger …   Useful english dictionary

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