popcorn

See also: Popcorn

EnglishEdit

Popcorn.

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EtymologyEdit

From popped (shortened) + corn

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpɒp.kɔː(ɹ)n/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpɑp.kɔɹn/
  • (Boston, New England) IPA(key): /ˈpʌp.kɔrn/, [ˈpʌp.kɒːn], [ˈpʌp.kɔɹn]

NounEdit

popcorn (countable and uncountable, plural popcorns)

  1. (chiefly uncountable) A snack food made from corn kernels popped by dry heating.
  2. (knitting) A kind of stitch similar to a bobble.
    • 2008, Claire Compton, ‎Sue Whiting, The Knitting and Crochet Bible (page 45)
      From the top the sample shows four stitch popcorns, five stitch bobbles, two rows of bells and a central leaf with leaves sloping to the left and right each side.

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VerbEdit

popcorn (third-person singular simple present popcorns, present participle popcorning, simple past and past participle popcorned)

  1. to stand up or jump up quickly

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PolishEdit

NounEdit

popcorn m

  1. popcorn

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