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fortune cookie

n.
A cookie made from a thin layer of dough that is folded and baked around a slip of paper bearing a prediction of fortune or a maxim.

for′tune cook`ie


n.
a folded edible wafer containing a slip of paper with a printed maxim or prediction.
[1960–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fortune cookie - thin folded wafer containing a maxim on a slip of paperfortune cookie - thin folded wafer containing a maxim on a slip of paper
cookie, cooky, biscuit - any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term)
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
Translations
Glückskeks
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