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1. corn

noun. ['ˈkɔrn'] tall annual cereal grass bearing kernels on large ears: widely cultivated in America in many varieties; the principal cereal in Mexico and Central and South America since pre-Columbian times.

Synonyms

  • Zea
  • maize
  • corn cob
  • Zea saccharata
  • sugar corn
  • corncob
  • sweet corn
  • popcorn
  • sweet corn plant
  • green corn
  • field corn
  • capitulum
  • cereal grass
  • spike
  • cornstalk
  • cereal
  • corn stalk
  • Zea mays
  • Zea mays everta
  • ear
  • Zea mays rugosa
  • genus Zea
  • Indian corn

Antonyms

  • dryness
  • hardness
  • sensitivity
  • sensitiveness

Etymology

  • corn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • corn (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Corn

  • stillborn
  • steinborn
  • forsworn
  • firstborn
  • wellborn
  • vanhorne
  • vanhorn
  • vandorn
  • unadorn
  • radborne
  • lamborn
  • forewarn
  • unborn
  • reborn
  • o'diorne
  • lowborn
  • forlorn
  • amborn
  • sworn
  • sporn
  • bjorn
  • bjoern
  • adorn
  • aborn
  • zorn
  • worn
  • warne
  • warn
  • torn
  • thorne

How do you pronounce corn?

Pronounce corn as kɔrn.

US - How to pronounce corn in American English

UK - How to pronounce corn in British English

Sentences with corn


1. Noun, singular or mass
Wrap the top of each ear of corn with a rubber band after the oil application.

Quotes about corn


1. But that was life: Nobody got a guided tour to their own theme park. You had to hop on the rides as they presented themselves, never knowing whether you would like the one you were in line for...or if the bastard was going to make you throw up your corn dog and your cotton candy all over the place.
- J.R. Ward, Crave

2. Life isn't fair. A fair's a place where you eat corn dogs and ride the ferris wheel.
- Jennifer Brown, Hate List

3. Cutting off fundamental, curiosity-driven science is like eating the seed corn. We may have a little more to eat next winter but what will we plant so we and our children will have enough to get through the winters to come?
- Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark

2. corn-fed

adjective. strong and healthy but not sophisticated.

Antonyms

  • oecumenical

3. corn

noun. ['ˈkɔrn'] the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal.

Synonyms

  • corn oil

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • attack

Etymology

  • corn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • corn (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. corn

noun. ['ˈkɔrn'] ears of corn that can be prepared and served for human food.

Synonyms

  • grain
  • edible corn
  • Zea mays rugosa
  • cereal
  • sweet corn
  • popcorn
  • maize
  • sweet corn plant
  • sugar corn
  • Zea mays
  • Zea saccharata
  • hominy
  • green corn
  • Indian corn

Antonyms

  • bigness
  • legal
  • buy
  • unemotionality

Etymology

  • corn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • corn (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. corn

verb. ['ˈkɔrn'] preserve with salt.

Synonyms

  • preserve

Antonyms

  • waste
  • deny

Etymology

  • corn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • corn (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. corn

verb. ['ˈkɔrn'] feed (cattle) with corn.

Synonyms

  • feed

Antonyms

  • withdraw
  • take

Etymology

  • corn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • corn (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. corn

noun. ['ˈkɔrn'] whiskey distilled from a mash of not less than 80 percent corn.

Synonyms

  • corn liquor
  • whisky
  • whiskey
  • bootleg
  • corn whisky
  • moonshine

Antonyms

  • conscientiousness
  • attentiveness
  • carefulness
  • caution

Etymology

  • corn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • corn (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. corn

noun. ['ˈkɔrn'] something sentimental or trite.

Synonyms

  • soupiness
  • drippiness
  • sloppiness
  • mushiness
  • sentimentality

Antonyms

  • fall
  • decrease
  • effector
  • inattention

Etymology

  • corn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • corn (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. corn

noun. ['ˈkɔrn'] (Great Britain) any of various cereal plants (especially the dominant crop of the region--wheat in Great Britain or oats in Scotland and Ireland).

Synonyms

  • cereal

Antonyms

  • lose
  • allow

Etymology

  • corn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • corn (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. corn

noun. ['ˈkɔrn'] a hard thickening of the skin (especially on the top or sides of the toes) caused by the pressure of ill-fitting shoes.

Synonyms

  • callosity
  • callus

Antonyms

  • let
  • change
  • free

Etymology

  • corn (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • corn (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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