Definitions

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  • proper noun uncountable A brand of cake, yellow in colour, and having a white, creamy filling, known for its artificiality and long shelf life.
  • proper noun countable One of these cakes.
  • proper noun countable, US, derogatory, slang 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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  • noun 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

  • 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

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

    Discussion Forum - TuDiabetes

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

    Discussion Forum - TuDiabetes

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

    Discussion Forum - TuDiabetes

  • 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

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