Definition of Oreo in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɔːrɪəʊ/

noun (plural Oreos)

1 trademark A chocolate biscuit with a white cream filling.
Example sentences
  • For dessert we both had this concoction involving Oreo cookies and ice cream.
  • Yesterday I had a half a package of Oreos with chocolate creme filling.
  • I was trying to drown my sorrows in Oreos and chocolate milk.
1.1 informal, derogatory A black American who is seen, especially by other black people, as wishing to be part of the white establishment.


Early 20th century: invented name.

Words that rhyme with Oreo


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