cornpone cornpone

Definition(s):

  • (n) cornbread often made without milk or eggs and baked or fried (southern)

Usage(s):

  1. The irresistible cornpone of a celebrity skate-off, it turns out, is not that different from the irresistible cornpone of a legitimate skating match.
  2. Oklahoma!, cornpone revolutionizer of the musical, was playing nearby, and Carousel was about to open.
  3. Oklahoma!, cornpone revolutionizer of the musical, was playing nearby, and Carousel was about to open.

News

  • 'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' is back for second season, butter and all

    Set in tiny McIntyre, Ga., the show continues to plunder Southern and rural stereotypes. On a hand-painted sign, "Peaches" is spelled "Peches" (proof that Southerners can't read or write). The soundtrack is larded with cornpone country music. And to reinforce the notion that this is an alien culture whose spoken tongue is unintelligible, the dialogue is often subtitled.
    on July 17, 2013     Source: The Oregonian

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