Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A small, usually flat and crisp cake made from sweetened dough.
  • noun Slang A person, usually of a specified kind.
  • noun Computers A collection of information, usually including a username and the current date and time, stored on the local computer of a person using the World Wide Web, used chiefly by websites to identify users who have previously registered or visited the site.

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  • noun North America A small flat, baked cake which is either crisp or soft but firm (often with chocolate chips, candies or nuts mixed in.)
  • noun England and Wales A specifically American-style biscuit.
  • noun Scotland a bun.
  • noun computing, browsers An HTTP cookie, web cookie.
  • noun computing A magic cookie.
  • noun dated A young, attractive woman.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Dutch koekje, diminutive of koek, cake, from Middle Dutch koeke; akin to German Kuchen and Old Norse kaka, cake.]

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From Dutch koekje (possibly through dialectal variation koekie), diminutive of koek ("cake"), from Proto-Germanic *kōkan (compare Low German Kook, German Kuchen). More at cake.

Examples

  • Thanks for trying xD Here's a cookie * hands you a cookie*

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  • I noticed there's a small cookie, nice? ya all for $7.90 but excluding serbice charge la. de tea/coffee comes with a kan small cookie~

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  • Mr. Harrison also testified Monday that he never heard Mr. Beatty use the term "cookie jar" to describe the company's accounting reserves, and said Mr. Beatty never asked him to do anything dishonest.

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  • Like many people who have attained global recognition, the word cookie is of Old World ancestry but born and raised in New York.

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  • Like many people who have attained global recognition, the word cookie is of Old World ancestry but born and raised in New York.

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  • A cupcake with the flavors of an oatmeal raisin cookie is topped with maple cream cheese frosting and what else?

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  • A cupcake with the flavors of an oatmeal raisin cookie is topped with maple cream cheese frosting and what else?

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  • The oatmeal raisin cookie is a particularly good over-the-top combination with ice cream.

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  • The oatmeal raisin cookie is a particularly good over-the-top combination with ice cream.

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  • More so because I know how damn smart that Mia cookie is and how persistent she can be.

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