Definition of Fortune cookie

1. Noun. Thin folded wafer containing a maxim on a slip of paper.




Definition of Fortune cookie

1. Noun. A type of hollow snack, common in westernized Chinese food, containing a message on a narrow strip of paper, generally with a wise or vaguely prophetic message printed on the paper. ¹

2. Noun. (computing) A quote-of-the-day feature (especially on *nix systems.) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fortune Cookie

fortuitism
fortuitous
fortuitously
fortuitousness
fortuituous
fortuity
fortunate
fortunately
fortunateness
fortunatenesses
fortunates
fortune
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fortune-tellers
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fortune cookie (current term)
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fortuneless
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fortunetellers

Literary usage of Fortune cookie

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Weaver's Wisdom: Ancient Precepts for a Perfect Life : an American English by Tiruvcaḷḷuvar, Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami (1999)
"And there, the first verse your eyes fall upon, is your Indian fortune cookie of the day, any day, many all through the day, day after day. ..."

2. Island Song Lyrics Volume 3 by Larry W. Jones (2004)
"... my baby's back to stay I read my fortune cookie, then I threw it away I read my fortune cookie, then I threw it away It said I'll find new girl, ..."

3. Slipstream Stories, Return to the Source by Sonny Spots (2007)
"fortune cookie It was the message in a fortune cookie that brought me to India for the first time. I went to see my brother and coincidently the timing ..."

4. Read & Understand Celebrating Diversity Grades 4-6 by Delana Heidrich, Kathleen Simpson, Tekla N. White (2000)
"We stood in front of a fortune cookie factory. "They taste much better fresh from the factory," I told him. We took the whole tour. ..."

5. Writing Sense: Integrated Reading and Writing Lessons for English Language by Juli Kendall, Outey Khuon (2006)
"... I Fly The Upside Down Boy Grace Lin Dim Sum for Everyone fortune cookie Fortunes The Ugly Vegetables Lenore Look Henry's First-Moon Birthday Love as ..."

6. Making Sense: Small-Group Comprehension Lessons for English Language Learners by Juli Kendall, Outey Khuon (2005)
"fortune cookie Fortunes. New York: Knopf Books. Ling, Mary and Mary Atkinson. 2000. The Snake Book, A Breathtaking Close-Up Look at Splendid, Scaly, ..."

7. Read & Understand Spanish/English Fiction by Ana Shirazi (2005)
"We stood in front of a fortune cookie factory. "They taste much better fresh from the factory," I told him. We took the whole tour. ..."

8. The Cold War in Asia edited by James G. Hershberg (1996)
"Allen S. Whiting, "Forecasting Chinese Foreign Policy: IR Theory vs. the Fortune Cookie," in Chinese Foreign Policy, eds. Robinson and Shambaugh, 506-23. ..."

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