Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “cornflakes”

cornflakes

noun [plural]     /ˈkɔːn.fleɪks/ US  /ˈkɔːrn-/
small, thin yellowish-orange pieces of dry food made from crushed maize, often eaten with milk and sugar in the morning: a bowl of cornflakesCereals
(Definition of cornflakes noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of cornflakes

Definitions of “cornflakes” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

pump iron

to lift heavy weights for exercise

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More