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Definition of "cookie" []

  • A small, usually flat and crisp cake made from sweetened dough. (noun)
  • Slang A person, usually of a specified kind: a lawyer who was a tough cookie. (noun)
  • Computer Science 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. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cookie" in a sentence
  • "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~"
  • "Thanks for trying xD Here's a cookie * hands you a cookie*"
  • "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."