Definition of 'popcorn'

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Example sentences containing 'popcorn'

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If it stays hot it will make the popcorn soggy when it is added. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Other choices were a popcorn maker and a free vending machine to churn out snacks. The Sun (2016)When going to the cinema he makes his own popcorn at home because it is so overpriced. Times, Sunday Times (2012)People were encouraged to bring their own popcorn and drinks. Christianity Today (2000)The great thing about premieres is that you get free popcorn and a bottle of drink. The Sun (2011)So put on the popcorn maker and enjoy genuinely cinematic action. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There was also a photo booth and a popcorn machine. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You then have to eat the popcorn while avoiding enemies. The Sun (2011)To make popcorn you need something that gets much hotter. The Sun (2011)He bought popcorn and drinks for us both and took me to the front row in the centre. The Sun (2012)Would this change the amount of popcorn that you eat or the speed at which you eat it? Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was like a popcorn machine. The Sun (2008)Cinemas make big money from snacks such as popcorn, so do likewise for your chosen charity. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He set up his first business while at school, selling popcorn from stands in shopping malls. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Smaller popcorn buckets and drink cups should also be made available, the nutrition watchdog said. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The couple plan to make their popcorn with natural flavours instead of powder and have been busy experimenting with ingredients in their kitchen. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I was fired for blowing up the popcorn machine. The Sun (2012)Will they also sell popcorn? Times, Sunday Times (2015)I've heard a rumour that there are some good popcorn makers out there. The Sun (2013)But worse came when I bought them each the smallest size drink and the smallest size popcorn. The Sun (2010)They weren't designed to show films, they were designed to sell popcorn and hot dogs. Times, Sunday Times (2012)

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Translations for 'popcorn'

British English: popcorn /ˈpɒpˌkɔːn/ NOUN
Popcorn is a snack which consists of grains of maize that have been heated until they have burst and become large and light.
  • American English: popcorn
  • Arabic: فُشَار
  • Brazilian Portuguese: pipoca
  • Chinese: 爆米花
  • Croatian: kokice
  • Czech: popcorn
  • Danish: popcorn
  • Dutch: popcorn
  • European Spanish: palomitas
  • Finnish: popcorn
  • French: popcorn
  • German: Popcorn
  • Greek: ποπκόρν
  • Italian: popcorn
  • Japanese: ポップコーン
  • Korean: 팝콘
  • Norwegian: popkorn
  • Polish: prażona kukurydza
  • European Portuguese: pipocas
  • Romanian: floricele de porumb
  • Russian: попкорн
  • Spanish: palomitas
  • Swedish: popcorn
  • Thai: ข้าวโพดคั่ว
  • Turkish: patlamış mısır
  • Ukrainian: попкорн
  • Vietnamese: bắp rang


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