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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
cookie
noun
COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES
chocolate chip cookie
Christmas cookie
cookie cutter
cookie cutter
▪ the cookie cutter approach of the urban renewal programme
cookie sheet
fortune cookie
tough cookie/customerinformal (= someone who is very determined to do what they want and not what other people want)
COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS
■ ADJECTIVE
chocolate
▪ For dessert, cover lime sherbet with a blanket of chocolate chips or chocolate sandwich cookie chunks.
▪ Valerie Hermreck brings a batch of warm-from-the-oven chocolate chip cookies to her husband and children.
smart
▪ Unless Newman is a smart cookie.
▪ The Gingerbread Man Summary A fox ate a smart cookie.
▪ Monroe herself, of course, was a smart cookie, but she knew enough to play dumb.
tough
▪ We're tough cookies here, and so are you.
▪ Now, women on television are depicted as tough cookies who need a man like a fish needs a trouser press.
▪ Being a dedicated tough cookie, he has delivered the goods in impressive manner.
▪ In general, the provincial circuit is a far tougher cookie than its metropolitan counterpart.
▪ Mr Kinnock is clearly a tough cookie.
■ NOUN
chip
▪ I buy my six-pack and some chocolate chip cookies.
▪ Valerie Hermreck brings a batch of warm-from-the-oven chocolate chip cookies to her husband and children.
cutter
▪ My knees were tapped with hammers, cookie cutters were rolled over my skin, flashlights were shone in my eyes.
▪ With a 2-to 3-inch-round cookie cutter or drinking glass, cut circles, close together, out of the dough.
fortune
▪ The jovial anchorman on the local news reaches into the pocket of his blazer and extracts a fortune cookie.
▪ Have that cooking while you prepare and organize the components for the speedy stir-fry. Fortune cookies are fun for dessert.
▪ In plates around the room were fortune cookies, srnall Buddhas and smouldering joss sticks.
jar
▪ As hellfire-spiced love muffins go this beauty rates five big ones in any self-respecting cookie jar.
▪ And never take more than one cookie when offered the cookie jar.
▪ We talk about how much money is left in the cookie jar.
▪ She put the Gingerbread Man in the cookie jar, where his comrades welcomed him.
sheet
▪ Set pie on cookie sheet and bake at 425 degrees 10 minutes.
▪ When you covered the cookie sheet I with the towel, the sound was no longer reflected.
▪ Place on well-greased cookie sheet and flatten with spatula.
▪ Drop on to greased cookie sheets and bake about 10 minutes.
▪ Spray cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray.
▪ Bake on an ungreased cookie sheet for 12 to 15 minutes.
▪ Drop by rounded teaspoons on to a greased non-stick cookie sheet.
▪ Put a cookie sheet on the oven rack during preheating.
■ VERB
bake
▪ So what are they baking into these cookies of theirs?
buy
▪ The second-grader walked right up to the president and asked him to buy Girl Scout cookies.
eat
▪ Death ate six cookies in a flash.
▪ Whatever the reason, people who believe that eating quantities of fat-free cookies is a smart nutrition strategy are deluding themselves.
▪ At Nabisco, no one minds that people are eating boxes of their cookies.
▪ The Gingerbread Man Summary A fox ate a smart cookie.
▪ I ate Twinkies, cookies, you name it.
▪ We sit at her kitchen table and eat cookies from a box.
▪ She looked a bit bedraggled as she sat in the dining room, mechanically eating butter cookies from a blue glass plate.
▪ Ellen watched as Jeanne sat there, eating one cookie after another.
get
▪ And we've got other cookies in the basket that we're not even aware of yet!
▪ And could you get some cookies?
make
▪ This recipe is suitable for making large cookies, about 4 inches in diameter, but they may be made smaller.
▪ Direct each pair to make the cookie sheet stand up on the far edge of the desk.
want
▪ She also wants a mincemeat cookie recipe which she saw in a cookbook some 30 years ago.
EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES
▪ molasses cookies
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ Allow to cool slightly before transferring the cookies to a wire rack.
▪ By examining the cookie, Web sites can take note of what other sites you have visited.
▪ Christmas and commercialism, like milk and cookies, have always gone together.
▪ I buy my six-pack and some chocolate chip cookies.
▪ In general, the provincial circuit is a far tougher cookie than its metropolitan counterpart.
▪ The final cookie has been bought.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Cookie

Cookey \Cook"ey\, Cookie \Cook"ie\, n. See Cooky.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
cookie

1703, American English, from Dutch koekje "little cake," diminutive of koek "cake," from Middle Dutch koke (see cake (n.)). Slang application to persons attested since 1920. Phrase that's the way the cookie crumbles "that's the way things happen" is from 1957.

Wiktionary
cookie

n. 1 (label en North America) A small, flat, baked good which is either crisp or soft but firm. 2 (label en UK) A sweet baked good (as in the previous sense) which has chocolate chips, fruit, nuts(,) etc. baked into it. 3 (label en Scotland) A bun. 4 (label en computing browsers) An (l en HTTP cookie), web cookie. 5 (label en computing) A (l en magic cookie). 6 (label en dated possibly offensive) A young, attractive woman. 7 (label en slang vulgar) The female genitalia.

WordNet
cookie
  1. n. any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term) [syn: cooky, biscuit]

  2. the cook on a ranch or at a camp [syn: cooky]

  3. a short line of text that a web site puts on your computer's hard drive when you access the web site

Wikipedia
Cookie

A cookie is a small, flat, sweet, baked good, usually containing flour, eggs, sugar, and either butter, cooking oil or another oil or fat. It may include other ingredients such as raisins, oats, chocolate chips or nuts.

In most English-speaking countries except for the US and Canada, crisp cookies are called biscuits. Chewier biscuits are sometimes called cookies even in the UK. Some cookies may also be named by their shape, such as date squares or bars.

Cookies or biscuits may be mass-produced in factories, made in small bakeries or home-made. Biscuit or cookie variants include sandwich biscuits such as Custard creams, Jammy Dodgers, Bourbons and Oreos, with marshmallow or jam filling and sometimes dipped in chocolate or another sweet coating. Cookies are often served with beverages such as milk, coffee or tea. Factory-made cookies are sold in grocery stores, convenience stores and vending machines. Fresh-baked cookies are sold at bakeries and coffeehouses, with the latter ranging from small business-sized establishments to multinational corporations such as Starbucks.

Cookie (video game)

Cookie is an action- platform video game developed and published by Ultimate Play The Game that was released exclusively for the ZX Spectrum in 1983. In the game, Charlie the Chef has to bake a cake, however his five ingredients are sentient and attempt to escape his pantry, enabling his quest to re-capture them.

The game was written by Chris Stamper, and graphics were designed by Tim Stamper. Cookie was one of the few Spectrum games also available in ROM format for use with the Interface 2, allowing "instantaneous" loading of the game (the normal method of cassette loading could take several minutes). A version was also created for the BBC Micro, but was not commercially released. The game received mixed reviews upon release, with critics praising the graphics, but criticising the hard difficulty and its similarities to Pssst.

Cookie (disambiguation)

A cookie is a small edible cake.

Cookie or The Cookies may also refer to:

Cookie (manga magazine)

Cookie is a Japanese Josei, and Shōjo manga magazine published bimonthly by Shueisha. As of 2008, the circulation was about 175,000, which by 2015 had declined to 56,000, part of an industry-wide trend.

Cookie is related to Ribon. Ribon Comic, a monthly magazine which was a sister magazine of Ribon, changed its title to Bouquet (ぶ〜け) in 1978. Bouquet stopped publication in March 2000.

In 1996, the Ribon editing department at Shueisha began publishing a manga magazine called Ribon Teens which featured a mixture of both the then-new and popular Ribon manga artists like Ai Yazawa, Miho Obana, and Mihona Fujii, and classic Ribon manga artists like Jun Hasegawa, Koi Ikeno, and Aoi Hiiragi. This magazine was published a couple of times in 1996 and 1997 before folding. In 1999, Shueisha revived the Ribon Teens concept in a new magazine which soon received the title Cookie. The first issue of Cookie was soon published and the second issue followed in 2000 and being published on the 26th of each month.

At that time, the former Bouquet editing department was made into the Cookie editing department. The editor-in-chief had been a former editor-in-chief of Ribon. Cookie began being published monthly starting from the May 2000 issue, and switched to being published bimonthly in July 2012.

Today, the manga artists featured in Cookie are a mixture of former Bouquet manga artists (some series that ran in Bouquet, such as Toriko Chiya's Clover and Yumi Ikefuji's Zoccha no Nichijou, were transferred to Cookie) and former Ribon manga artists such as Miho Obana and Ai Yazawa. There are also some new manga artists as well.

Perhaps the most popular manga in Cookie is Nana. It was one of the first manga to run in ''Cookie ''and still continues today, and is also being published in many other countries around the world.

Cookie (film)

Cookie is a 1989 comedy film directed by Susan Seidelman, starring Peter Falk and released on August 23, 1989 by Warner Bros. Pictures.

Cookie (novel)

Cookie is a children's novel written by prolific author Jacqueline Wilson, published in October 2008 by Doubleday. It is illustrated, as are most of her books, by Nick Sharratt. The book was released on 9 October 2008. There was a follow up to the book 'Cookie in Fame' published in 2011. This book was illustrated by Pat Hutchins.

The book was age-banded (as "9+") by the publisher, despite Wilson's opposition to the practice.

Cookie (magazine)

Cookie was a lifestyle magazine for the modern mother published from 2005 until November 2009 by Condé Nast Publications. According to Conde Nast, it featured "an editorial mix of fashion, home décor, travel, entertainment and health for her and her family."

Cookie had a total circulation of 500,000. It was targeted to women, which made up 86% of their readership, with a median age of 36.9 and median household income of $82,442. The magazine started by publishing six issues per year, but by the time it folded it appeared ten times annually. The official website for the magazine was cookiemag.com.

On October 5, 2009, Condé Nast announced that Cookie would no longer be published and that the resources used to publish the magazine would be used elsewhere in the company.

Cookie (singer)

Cookie is a British soul singer. She performed the vocals on the number one dance anthem " Lola's Theme" by the Shapeshifters, that was released in July 2004, and their hit single "Back To Basics". She was also featured in "Turn It Around" by Jason Karl.

She is part of the London Community Gospel Choir, and lives in East Dulwich with her two children, Tre and Marlon.

Cookie (cockatoo)

Cookie (hatched June 30, 1933 in Australia) is a male Major Mitchell's cockatoo residing at Brookfield Zoo, near Chicago, Illinois, United States. He is believed to be the oldest member of his species alive in captivity, at the age of 82 in June 2015, having significantly exceeded the average lifespan for his kind. He is one of the longest-lived birds on record and has been recognised by the Guinness World Records as the oldest living parrot in the world. The next-oldest Major Mitchell's cockatoo to be found in a zoological setting is a 31-year-old female bird located at Paradise Wildlife Sanctuary, England. Information published by the World Parrot Trust states longevity for Cookie's species in captivity at 40–60 years.

Cookie is Brookfield Zoo's oldest resident and the only surviving member of the animal collection from the time of the zoo's opening in 1934, having arrived from Taronga Zoo of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, in the same year and judged to be one year old at the time.

In 2007, Cookie was diagnosed with and placed on medication and nutritional supplements for osteoarthritis and osteoporosis – medical conditions which occur commonly in aging animals and humans alike, although it is believed that the latter may also have been brought on as a result of being fed a seed-only diet for the first 40 years of his life, in the years before the dietary requirements of his species were fully understood.

Cookie was "retired" from exhibition at the zoo in 2009 (following a few months of weekend-only appearances) in order to preserve his health, after it was noticed by staff that his appetite, demeanour and stress levels improved markedly when not on public display. He now lives permanently in the keepers' office of the zoo's Perching Bird House, although it has been stated that he may still make occasional appearances for special events such as his birthday celebration, which is held each June. As of 2013, he is still considered to be in good health for his age.

Cookie (nickname)

Cookie is the nickname of:

  • Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother (1900-2002), given by the Duchess of Windsor
  • Cookie Belcher (born 1978), American basketball player
  • Cookie Cunningham (1905-1995), American football player, basketball player and basketball coach
  • Cookie Cuccurullo (1918–1983), Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Cookie Gilchrist (1935-2011), American Football League and Canadian Football League player
  • Howard Krongard (born 1940), head of the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of State under President George W. Bush; resigned 2008
  • Cookie Lavagetto (1912-1990), Major League Baseball player, manager and coach
  • Cookie Mueller (1949-1989), American actress and writer
  • Cookie Rojas (born 1939), Cuban-born former Major League Baseball player
  • Cookie Tackwell (born 1906), National Football League player
  • Cookie Locke, a fictional character in the Australian TV series A Country Practice
Cookie (Lush album)

Cookie is the second compilation album by the English alternative rock band Lush. It was released on 01 Dec 1994 on 4AD. It is a compilation of Desire Lines and Hypocrite b-sides.

Usage examples of "cookie".

I had five boxes of Fiddle Faddle, two bags of Double-Stuff Oreo cookies, a ten-pack of Snickers bars, two bags of Fritos and one of Doritos, seven Gogurts in a variety of flavors, one bag of Chips Ahoy chocolate chip cookies, a box of Count Chocula, a two-pound bag of Skittles, and a six-pack of Yoo-Hoo locked in my room.

He had, through it all, clung to his bag of Chips Ahoy cookies, and now he slipped one from the bag, and dunked it into his tea.

Cookie tins at the bakeware store in the mall, a store I adored, would be way too expensive.

Porter Square, Cambridge because whenever he finished the last of the substances on hand he always threw out all his bongs and pipes, screens and tubes and rolling papers and roach clips, lighters and Visine and Pepto-Bismol and cookies and frosting, to eliminate all future temptation.

When Bubber was done with the plate he glanced toward the kitchen again, at the rest of the cookies on the stove.

Next to the swan-necked silver ewer containing the coffee rested a plate of sliced fresh fruit, a keep-warm basket filled with sweetened bread, and a three-tiered dish containing colorful miniature cakelets and cookies.

On the mantel over the fireplace were the homely little cookies that Rousseau had baked and sprinkled with caraway seed.

I obsess about sweets, and after dieting for a week I usually binge on cookies, candy, or cake.

She handed him the basket of cookies and fresh fruit that she had brought down from Dovetail and sat with him for an hour, talking about the things he enjoyed talking about, until she could see his attention wandering back toward the goggles.

The first time we went out together to litness, I had Thor with me in a foldable stroller, and I carried all the changes of clothes, diapers, jars of food, cookies, and Mo letters in a big bag on my shoulder.

The other, a chocolate cookie whose dark, fudgy essence and brownie-like texture I could already savor, I would call 911 cookies - for chocolate emergencies.

I showed Julian the beginnings of the soup and the shortbreads, and told him about the now-thickened fudgy chocolate cookie dough.

Along each side of the long center aisle there were stalls selling yogurt with fruit topping, kielbasy on a roll with sauerkraut, lobster rolls, submarine sandwiches, French bread, country pate, Greek salad, sweet and sour chicken, baklava, cookies, bagels, oysters, cheese, fresh fruit on a stick, ice cream, cheesecake, barbecued chicken, pizza, doughnuts, cookies, galantine of duck, roast beef sandwiches with chutney on fresh-baked bread, bean sprouts, dried peaches, jumbo cashews and other nuts.

Janice had whipped up a Mexican gala out of cans and packages: a cold gazpacho, allowed to thaw to room temperature from its frozen state, small tamale pies, and bowls of spicy chili, with hot biscuits substituting for the missing tortillas, and topped off with lime sherbet and sesame cookies.

Oatmeal Cookies, Karo Syrup Easy Caramel Popcorn, or any of the five pecan pies on various other packages.