noun (plural cookies)
1North American A small sweet cake, typically round, flat, and crisp.
- But we don't have to give up the delicious combination of creamy icing and crisp chocolate cookie.
- The preparations will include varieties of rice items, sweets, fried items, cookies, cakes and juices.
- People set aside time to make cookies, cakes, and decorations.
3 Computing A packet of data sent by an Internet server to a browser, which is returned by the browser each time it subsequently accesses the same server, used to identify the user or track their access to the server.
- He had failed to grasp the fact that the browser itself stores the cookies on the user's hard drive.
- The main purpose of a cookie is to identify users and possibly prepare customized Web pages for them.
Early 18th century: from Dutch koekje 'little cake', diminutive of koek.
Words that rhyme with cookiebookie, hookey, hooky, nooky, rookie
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