Meaning of “cornmeal” in the English Dictionary


"cornmeal" in English

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cornmealnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈkɔːn.mɪəl/ us /ˈkɔːrn.mɪəl/

Examples from literature

  • Boil three cups of water and add cornmeal. 
  • But hunger goaded them to attack the greasy mess of trout and fried cornmeal. 
  • Drain and serve with cornmeal batter bread. 
  • She used home-made potato yeast or "cornmeal yeast cakes," under different names, always with good results. 
  • When cool shape into cakes, dip into cornmeal and fry. 

(Definition of “cornmeal” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cornmeal" in American English

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cornmealnoun [ U ]

us /ˈkɔrnˌmil/

yellow or white flour made from corn

(Definition of “cornmeal” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)