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noun
a jar or other container for storing cookies.
such a container used for storing money.
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Idioms about cookie jar

    have one's hand in the cookie jar, Informal. to take or attempt to take advantage of one's position by demanding or accepting favors or bribes: They suspected the mayor's assistant had his hand in the cookie jar.

Origin of cookie jar

An Americanism dating back to 1940–45
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