corn on the cob Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Definition of “corn on the cob” - English Dictionary

"corn on the cob" in American English

See all translations

corn on the cobnoun [U]

 us   /ˈkɔrn ɔn ðə ˈkɑb, ɑn/
the ​tubeshapedpart of corn with ​itssweetyellow or ​whitekernels (= ​seeds)left on it, ​served as a ​cookedvegetable
(Definition of corn on the cob from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"corn on the cob" in British English

See all translations

corn on the cobnoun [U]

uk   /ˌkɔːn.ɒn.ðəˈkɒb/  us   /ˌkɔːrn.ɑːn.ðəˈkɑːb/
(Definition of corn on the cob from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “corn on the cob”
in Chinese (Simplified) 玉米棒,苞米棒…
in Chinese (Traditional) 玉米棒,苞米棒…
What is the pronunciation of corn on the cob?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

fire-eater

a performer who entertains people by seeming to swallow flames

Word of the Day

PLEASE DON’T SHOUT!
PLEASE DON’T SHOUT!
by Colin McIntosh,
February 09, 2016
New words are entering the language all the time. A few of these are completely new and original coinages, but the vast majority are based on the existing stock of words in some way, for example by using affixes (prefixes and suffixes). These can have the effect of changing the meaning of the

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More