- 2 (foodstuff) corn on the cob(before noun) (oil/syrup)de maízExample sentences
- Christopher says his biggest failure was cream corn.
- His challenge was to eat creamed corn and cod liver oil.
- I waded through enough surf-and-turfs and enough creamed corn to last a lifetime.
- 3 (hackneyed sentiments) [colloquial]Example sentences
- The appetite audiences have for sentimental corn should never be underestimated.
- Alexander's Ragtime Band is pure corn but rather tasty all the same.
- God, will I forever be forced to deal with this massive amount of cheese and corn from now on…?
Cultural Note: Corn Belt
- (on toe) to tread on somebody's corns (British English) (before noun) corn plasteremplasto (masculine) para callosExample sentences
- A variety of products are available over-the-counter for the treatment of common foot problems, such as athlete's foot, onychomycosis, foot pain, corns, warts and bunions.
- Deepika is my foot guru who, in half an hour, will transform my unattractive foot complete with corns, calluses and untidy-looking toes into a thing of beauty.
- In addition, soaking your feet in warm water or with Epsom salts can alleviate painful corns and calluses.
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