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cookie

[ kook-ee ]
/ 藞k蕣k i /
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noun, plural cook路ies
verb (used with object), cook路ied,cook路ie路ing or cook路y路ing.
Digital Technology. to assign a cookie or cookies to (a website user): I'm not really comfortable being cookied all the time.
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Idioms about cookie

    toss / spill one's cookies, Slang. to vomit.
Sometimes cook路y .

Origin of cookie

First recorded in 1750鈥55; from Dutch koekie, dialectal variant of koekje, equivalent to koek 鈥渂iscuit, cake鈥 + -je diminutive suffix; see origin at cake
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 漏 Random House, Inc. 2021

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British Dictionary definitions for cookie

cookie

cooky

/ (藞k蕣k瑟) /

noun plural -ies
US and Canadian a small flat dry sweet or plain cake of many varieties, baked from a doughAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): biscuit
a Scot word for bun
informal a personsmart cookie
computing a piece of data downloaded to a computer by a website, containing details of the preferences of that computer's user which identify the user when revisiting that website
that's the way the cookie crumbles informal matters are inevitably or unalterably so

Word Origin for cookie

C18: from Dutch koekje, diminutive of koek cake
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Scientific definitions for cookie

cookie
[ kuk膿 ]

A collection of information, usually including a username and the current date and time, stored on the local computer of a person using the World Wide Web, used chiefly by websites to identify users who have previously registered or visited the site. Cookies are used to relate one computer transaction to a later one.
The American Heritage庐 Science Dictionary Copyright 漏 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Other Idioms and Phrases with cookie

cookie

see hand in the till (cookie jar); that's how the ball bounces (cookie crumbles); toss one's cookies.

The American Heritage庐 Idioms Dictionary Copyright 漏 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.
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