Meaning of “popcorn” in the English Dictionary

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"popcorn" in British English

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popcornnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈpɒp.kɔːn/ us /ˈpɑːp.kɔːrn/

B1 seeds of maize that are heated until they break open and become soft and light, usually flavoured with salt, butter, or sugar:

a tub of popcorn

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

"popcorn" in American English

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popcornnoun [ U ]

us /ˈpɑpˌkɔrn/

seeds of corn that are heated until they burst, becoming light, white balls that are usually eaten with salt and butter or a sweet covering on them

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