from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Fed on corn: corn-fed pigs.
- adj. Slang Healthy and strong, but provincial and unsophisticated.
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- adj. Alternative spelling of cornfed.
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- adj. fed on corn
- adj. strong and healthy but not sophisticated
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"It came from going to have dinner at Craft in Las Vegas, and they told me that there was only had corn-fed beef," she said.
But we've never not served corn-fed beef in the restaurant.
He's all about high-fructose corn syrup and there is only corn-fed beef on all of his menus now.
You cannot operate a steakhouse if you're not serving corn-fed beef.
I will make a strong effort to never buy corn-fed beef again unless there are no other options.
The country's economic success is translating into more of its people adopting middle-class tastes for things such as milk from grain-fed cows, meat from corn-fed hogs, and foods fried in soybean oil.
California born and finished, could compete with the cream of bulls corn-fed in Iowa or imported overseas from the immemorial home of Short Horns.
Oh yeah … those were white-bread corn-fed breeders so that must have been a miracle from gawd.
Afterwards, waving smiley good-byes as the screen door slammed inside the last manure-footed fly of the season, we would pretend this was the most enjoyable and relaxing sojourn ever undertaken by the Midwest kinfolk; who now are worn out, corn-fed, under-financed, and facing several hundred miles of back-breaking, exhaust-choking, bug-splattering, road-hog crowded highways returning home.
Katey Kontent accent on the second syllable and her boarding-house roommate, a corn-fed beauty named Eve Ross, are down to their last few dollars.