• noun: a sweet baked food that is usually small, flat, and round and is made from flour and sugar
  • noun: a small flat or slightly raised cake
  • often used before another noun
  • synonyms: bickie, qualifier, l


  • Opponents accused the candidate of taking a 'cookie-cutter' approach to the problem. [=of not coming up with new ideas to deal with the problem]

  • I'm disappointed that I didn't get the job but 'that's the way the cookie crumbles'. [='that's how it goes']

  • Don't worry about her—she's a 'tough cookie'.

Movie quotes

  • (..) - Woo, that looks safe. - That looks nice. Oh. This will be great for Riley. Oh! No, no, no... this one. Joy for the last time. She cannot live in a cookie. That's the one. It comes with a dragon. Are we getting close? I can feel it. Here it is. (..)
    2015 Inside Out