Definition of corn pone in English:

corn pone

Syllabification: corn pone
North American


see pone.
More example sentences
  • We stop off for a drink of water and a bite of corn pone in the kitchen of Hannah Ingram.
  • She'd feed Gypsy cold corn pones and they'd run a mile or so to the creek to play.
  • And, like Twain, people fond of corn pone remember it with specificity.


(corn-pone) often derogatory Back to top  
Rustic; unsophisticated: corn-pone humor
More example sentences
  • He must restrict himself to corn-pone opinions - at least on the surface.
  • Broadly speaking, there are none but corn-pone opinions.

Definition of corn pone in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day deictic
Pronunciation: ˈdeɪktɪk
denoting a word whose meaning depends on context...