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fortune cookie Syllabification: for·tune cook·ie
Pronunciation: /ˈfôrCHən ˌko͝okē/

Definition of fortune cookie in English:


North American
A thin folded cookie containing a slip of paper with a prediction or aphorism written on it, served in Chinese restaurants.
Example sentences
  • I have a slip of paper from a Chinese fortune cookie taped to my computer monitor.
  • The slip of paper inside the fortune cookie I got to choose on Thursday night read: ‘You will soon find the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.’
  • The president is a riddle wrapped in an enigma inside a Chinese fortune cookie.
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