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English definition of “cookie”

cookie

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkʊki/
IT, E-COMMERCE a small file that is sent by a website to your computer and that contains information about how you use the site, so that this information is available the next time you use the site: enable/disable cookies This section will show you how to enable cookies (= how to accept or turn them on).
(Definition of cookie from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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