cornfed

[ kawrn-fed ]
/ ˈkɔrnˌfɛd /

adjective

fed on corn: cornfed cattle.
having a well-fed, healthy, and guileless appearance: the open enthusiasm of these handsome, cornfed youngsters.

Nearby words

  1. cornet-à-pistons,
  2. cornetcy,
  3. cornetfish,
  4. cornetist,
  5. cornett,
  6. cornfield,
  7. cornfield ant,
  8. cornflag,
  9. cornflakes,
  10. cornflour

Origin of cornfed

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at corn1, fed1

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Examples from the Web for cornfed

  • Shes due to grade as cornfed, my Calamity is, or Im a shorthorn!

    The Sunset Trail|Alfred Henry Lewis