[koo k-ee] /ˈkʊk i/
noun, plural cookies.
[koo k-ee] /ˈkʊk i/
a small cake made from stiff, sweet dough rolled and sliced or dropped by spoonfuls on a large, flat pan (cookie sheet) and baked.
Informal. dear; sweetheart (a term of address, usually connoting affection).
Computers. a message, or segment of data, containing information about a user, sent by a web server to a browser and sent back to the server each time the browser requests a Web page.
South Atlantic States (chiefly North Carolina) . a doughnut.
Scot. a bun.
toss / spill one’s cookies, Slang. to vomit.
noun (pl) -ies
(US & Canadian) a small flat dry sweet or plain cake of many varieties, baked from a dough Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) biscuit
a Scot word for bun
(informal) a person: smart cookie
(computing) a piece of data downloaded to a computer by a website, containing details of the preferences of that computer’s user which identify the user when revisiting that website
(informal) that’s the way the cookie crumbles, matters are inevitably or unalterably so
variant of cookie.
1703, American English, from Dutch koekje “little cake,” diminutive of koek “cake,” from Middle Dutch koke (see cake (n.)). Slang application to persons attested since 1920. Phrase that’s the way the cookie crumbles “that’s the way things happen” is from 1957.
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. Cookies are used to relate one computer transaction to a later one.
gripe one’s ass, that’s the way the ball bounces, tough cookie
[kool] /kul/ adjective, cooler, coolest. 1. moderately cold; neither warm nor cold: a rather cool evening. 2. feeling comfortably or moderately cold: I’m perfectly cool, but open the window if you feel hot. 3. imparting a sensation of moderate coldness or comfortable freedom from heat: a cool breeze. 4. permitting such a sensation: a cool […]
[koo-luh-bah] /ˈku ləˌbɑ/ noun 1. any of several Australian gum trees of the genus Eucalyptus, especially E. microtheca, abundant along riverbanks and having sickle-shaped leaves and wrinkled, cracked bark. /ˈkuːləˌbɑː/ noun 1. an Australian myrtaceous tree, Eucalyptus microtheca, that grows along rivers and has smooth bark and long narrow leaves
[koo-luh-mon, -muh n] /ˈku ləˌmɒn, -mən/ noun 1. a basinlike dish made from wood or bark by Australian Aborigines. /ˈkuːləmɒn/ noun 1. (Austral) a shallow dish of wood or bark, used for carrying water
[koo-luh nt] /ˈku lənt/ noun 1. a substance, usually a liquid or a gas, used to reduce the temperature of a system below a specified value by conducting away the heat produced in the operation of the system, as the liquid in an automobile system or the fluid that removes heat from the core of […]