popcorn

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English[edit]

Popcorn.
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Etymology[edit]

Short for popped + corn.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpɒp.kɔː(ɹ)n/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpɑp.kɔɹn/
  • (Boston, New England) IPA(key): /ˈpʌp.kɔɹn/, [ˈpʌp.kɒːn], [ˈpʌp.kɔɹn]

Noun[edit]

popcorn (countable and uncountable, plural popcorns)

  1. (chiefly uncountable) A snack food made from corn/maize kernels popped by dry heating.
  2. (chiefly uncountable) A type of maize with a hard outer hull that, along with the type of starch it contains, makes it suitable for popping.
  3. (knitting) A kind of stitch similar to a bobble.
    • 2008, Claire Compton, ‎Sue Whiting, The Knitting and Crochet Bible (page 45)
      From the top the sample shows four stitch popcorns, five stitch bobbles, two rows of bells and a central leaf with leaves sloping to the left and right each side.

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Verb[edit]

popcorn (third-person singular simple present popcorns, present participle popcorning, simple past and past participle popcorned)

  1. To stand up or jump up quickly.
    • 2000, Dale L. Sigler, A Grown-up's Guide to Guinea Pigs, iUniverse, →ISBN, page 58:
      Popcorning behavior is a fun sight—as long as you know what it is. Otherwise, it can scare you. During this action a pig runs around very fast and suddenly leaps straight up in the air, twitching and squeaking. It then lands and takes off again, often in another direction. This activity shows pure joy. Babies start to popcorn when they are about two weeks old or so—they may try it earlier, but they usually fall down instead.

Czech[edit]

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Noun[edit]

popcorn m

  1. popcorn

Further reading[edit]

  • popcorn in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English popcorn.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpopkorn/
  • Hyphenation: pop‧corn

Noun[edit]

popcorn

  1. popcorn

Declension[edit]

Inflection of popcorn (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative popcorn popcornit
genitive popcornin popcornien
partitive popcornia popcorneja
illative popcorniin popcorneihin
singular plural
nominative popcorn popcornit
accusative nom. popcorn popcornit
gen. popcornin
genitive popcornin popcornien
partitive popcornia popcorneja
inessive popcornissa popcorneissa
elative popcornista popcorneista
illative popcorniin popcorneihin
adessive popcornilla popcorneilla
ablative popcornilta popcorneilta
allative popcornille popcorneille
essive popcornina popcorneina
translative popcorniksi popcorneiksi
instructive popcornein
abessive popcornitta popcorneitta
comitative popcorneineen

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Polish[edit]

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popcorn m inan

  1. popcorn

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

popcorn m (plural popcorns)

  1. popcorn