What does cookie mean?

Definitions for cookie
ˈkʊk icook·ie

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word cookie.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cookie, cooky, biscuitnoun

    any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term)

  2. cookie, cookynoun

    the cook on a ranch or at a camp

  3. cookienoun

    a short line of text that a web site puts on your computer's hard drive when you access the web site


  1. cookienoun

    A small flat, baked cake which is either crisp or soft but firm (often with chocolate chips, candies or nuts mixed in.)

  2. cookienoun

    A specifically American-style biscuit.

  3. cookienoun

    a bun.

  4. cookienoun

    An HTTP cookie, web cookie.

  5. cookienoun

    A magic cookie.

  6. cookienoun

    A young, attractive woman.

  7. Etymology: From koekje (possibly through dialectal variation koekie), diminutive of koek, from kōkan (compare Low German Kook, German Kuchen). More at cake.


  1. cookie

    A cookie is a small text file that a web browser stores on a user's device, used by websites to remember information about the user or their activities on the site. This can include login information, preferred language, site preferences, and other data. This helps to make the user's browsing experience more personal and convenient. In a culinary context, a cookie is a small, sweet, usually flat and round baked good.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cookienoun

    see Cooky


  1. Cookie

    In the United States, Canada and Australia a cookie is a small, flat, baked treat, usually containing fat, flour, eggs and sugar. In Scotland the term cookie is sometimes used to describe a plain bun. In most English-speaking countries outside North America, including the United Kingdom, the most common word for a small, flat, baked treat, usually containing fat, flour, eggs and sugar is biscuit and the term cookie is often used to describe drop cookies exclusively. However, in many regions both terms are used, such as the American-inspired Maryland Cookies, while in others the two words have different meanings. In the United States a biscuit is a kind of quick bread similar to a scone.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cookie

    kook′i, n. a kind of sweet cake used at tea.—n. Cookie-shine, a tea-party. [Dut. koekje, a cake.]

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. cookie

    A handle, transaction ID, or other token of agreement between cooperating programs. “I give him a packet, he gives me back a cookie.” The claim check you get from a dry-cleaning shop is a perfect mundane example of a cookie; the only thing it's useful for is to relate a later transaction to this one (so you get the same clothes back). Syn. magic cookie; see also fortune cookie. Now mainstream in the specific sense of web-browser cookies.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cookie in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cookie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of cookie in a Sentence

  1. Jacqueline Jones:

    I can relate to it all, so many people live these situations. We know how many women go to jail to protect their man or take a bullet for their man. Or maybe you don't have a Cookie in your family, but you may have a gay person or someone who suffers from mental illness.

  2. Gangster Granny:

    This has been one of the best experiences I have had in a long time, to see how amazing the cookie turned out. And oh boy was it delicious, it’s going to take me another 95 years of life to finish this thing unless I get some help.

  3. Bill Vaughan:

    The Vice Presidency is sort of like the last cookie on the plate. Everybody insists he won't take it, but somebody always does.

  4. Lance Whipple:

    Whether Girl Scouts Innovation Manager-Latino community win the challenge or not, Girl Scout Cookie-inspired dessert challenge’s just a blast to be part of Girl Scout Cookie-inspired dessert challenge, every time that Girl Scouts Innovation Manager-Latino community go to a table and Girl Scouts Innovation Manager-Latino community say that Girl Scouts Innovation Manager-Latino community’re participating in it, everybody’s eyes glow. It’s just such an easy sell because everybody loves Girl Scout cookies.

  5. Scott Petry:

    Attacks that come in from nation states or any other bad actor typically exploit interfaces in the local system-a bit of code or a cookie will find its way into a browser and crawl its way across the network from there.

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