Definition of cornflakes in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːnfleɪks/

plural noun

A breakfast cereal consisting of toasted flakes made from maize flour.
Example sentences
  • Over breakfast I introduced him to cornflakes, muesli, yoghurt, and peach slices.
  • I'd have soup for dinner or breakfast but I usually have cornflakes in the morning with the unsweetened soya milk.
  • For me, that would be a bowl of cornflakes and a couple of poached eggs on toast and maybe some baked beans, too.

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