1. bacon

noun. ['ˈbeɪkən'] back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried.


  • flitch
  • gammon
  • bacon rind
  • Canadian bacon
  • bacon strip
  • cut of pork


  • bacon (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • bacon (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Bacon

  • takla-makan
  • reawaken
  • mistaken
  • mcmaken
  • forsaken
  • unshaken
  • retaken
  • jamaican
  • awaken
  • waken
  • taken
  • shaken
  • shaiken
  • raycon
  • macon
  • hakan
  • chaiken
  • aken

How do you pronounce bacon?

Pronounce bacon as ˈbeɪkən.

US - How to pronounce bacon in American English

UK - How to pronounce bacon in British English

Sentences with bacon

1. Noun, singular or mass
You can buy lean bacon, which will have less fat in it.

Quotes about bacon

1. You smell good,"he whispered into my neck. He was warm against me. Instinctively, I arched back into him and smiled. "Really?""Mmm-hmm. Delicious. Like bacon.
- Michelle Hodkin, The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer

2. I had rather be shut up in a very modest cottage with my books, my family and a few old friends, dining on simple bacon, and letting the world roll on as it liked, than to occupy the most splendid post, which any human power can give.
- Thomas Jefferson, Letters of Thomas Jefferson

3. You're thinking I'm one of those wise-ass California vegetarians who is going to tell you that eating a few strips of bacon is bad for your health. I'm not. I say its a free country and you should be able to kill yourself at any rate you choose, as long as your cold dead body is not blocking my driveway.
- Scott Adams

2. bacon-lettuce-tomato_sandwich

noun. sandwich filled with slices of bacon and tomato with lettuce.


  • sandwich

3. Bacon

noun. English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626).


  • Viscount St. Albans
  • 1st Baron Verulam
  • Francis Bacon
  • Sir Francis Bacon

4. Bacon

noun. English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292).