Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

cornfed

[kawrn-fed]
See more synonyms for cornfed on Thesaurus.com
adjective
  1. fed on corn: cornfed cattle.
  2. having a well-fed, healthy, and guileless appearance: the open enthusiasm of these handsome, cornfed youngsters.
Show More

Origin of cornfed

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at corn1, fed1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for cornfed

Historical Examples

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

    The Sunset Trail

    Alfred Henry Lewis