cornpone definition

  • noun:
    • Chiefly Southern & Midland U.S. See johnnycake. See local Notes at johnnycake, light loaves of bread, pone.
    • a kind of cornbread made without milk or eggs.
    • Chiefly Southern & Midland U.S. See johnnycake. See Regional Notes at johnnycake, light loaves of bread, pone.
    • Something or somebody considered stereotypical of outlying, south United States attitudes or qualities.
    • cornbread usually made without milk or eggs and cooked or fried (southern)
    • a kind of cornbread made without milk or eggs.
    • One thing or some body considered stereotypical of outlying, south US attitudes or attributes.
    • cornbread frequently made without milk or eggs and cooked or deep-fried (south)
  • adjective:
    • casual Folksy and homespun, such as way or address: a penchant for cornpone humor; cornpone governmental prose.
    • casual Folksy and homespun, as in fashion or address: a penchant for cornpone laughter; cornpone political prose.

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