Definitions

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  • proper n. A brand of cake, yellow in colour, and having a white, creamy filling, known for its artificiality and long shelf life.
  • proper n. One of these cakes.
  • proper n. An Asian person who dresses, acts and speaks according to Caucasian stereotypes rather than Asian ones (from the “yellow” outside and “white” inside; compare Oreo ("Black person who acts white")).

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  • n. a small sponge cake with a synthetic cream filling

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Examples

  • The word Twinkie was trending this morning on Twitter in the United States.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Their murderer, Dan White, was described as having been depressed; he had recently begun eating junk food, a tiny blip in a trial that satirist Paul Krassner blew up into what he coined the Twinkie Defense, a diminished-capacity defense.

    Let Me Eat Cake

  • Her name was Winnie, but we called her Twinkie Too.

    One Big Table

  • And I called Twinkie the birthday girl 1000 times.

    misspinkkate Diary Entry

  • Thus the name Twinkie was given to his new little snack.

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  • Did you see my cat Twinkle? he have kitty son I called Twinkie and Goldie.

    Discussion Forum - TuDiabetes

  • Let's say all you really want, much like Woody Harrelson in this horror/comedy, is the spongy tube of cream-filled glory known as a Twinkie?

    Add These Glorious Cinematic Gifts To Your Christmas Wish List » MTV Movies Blog

  • As an added bonus, there's a wonderful tale of the history of Twinkies at the Cakespy blog titled Twinkie, Twinkie, Little Star: The Story of a Lunchbox Icon which is most interesting and also rewarding especially for anyone looking for a Vegan or homemade Twinkie choice.

    Tweaking Twinkies

  • Fittingly, Chicago is dubbed the Twinkie capital of the world.

    CNN Transcript Apr 28, 2005

  • Rodd's father Cyril -- also know as Twinkie -- did odd jobs for Carr when he was teenager, including chopping wood, mowing the lawn and walking the animals.

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