Definition of corn-fed in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkôrnˌfed/
(also cornfed)


1Fed on corn: corn-fed chickens
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  • Cannelloni a la infanta followed, a tasty pasta appetiser, and then came braised corn-fed chicken breast filled with aubergine, sobrasada and honey.
  • My wife's lemon and thyme marinated corn-fed chicken breast was succulent and fresh, and accompanied by roast potatoes cooked in herbs and a roast pepper relish.
  • The corn-fed spring chicken with boulangère potatoes and thyme gravy was a double treat, with the breast confit and the leg roasted.
1.1US informal Plump; well fed.
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  • Middle-class, first-time parents will man the patrols with a three-wheel Bugaboo pushchair carrying their corn-fed, mop-topped urchins.
  • I don't think so, there is something corn-fed about those flawless complexions.
  • And why do I have to have a cockpit the size of the Great Court at the British Library just because a fat slob in Ohio can't get a seatbelt round his corn-fed gut?
1.2US informal Provincial; unsophisticated: a backward, corn-fed Heartland city
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  • To the big-city lesbian who comes for a visit with friends and finds a John Deere tractor parked in the airport terminal, Sioux City is corn-fed country.
  • I know Ledger is Australian, but the two come across like a pair of corn-fed Midwestern American football players.
  • He is also this tall, skinny guy with blonde spikes and blue eyes, so he really just looks Californian, where he was born, but he talks like a corn-fed kid from a farm with Dorothy and Toto.
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