Cornpone vs Johnnycake what difference

what is difference between Cornpone and Johnnycake

English

Alternative forms

  • corn pone, corn-pone

Etymology

From corn +‎ pone.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈkɔnpəʊn/

Noun

cornpone (plural cornpones)

  1. (US, Appalachia) A form of cornbread made without milk or eggs.
    Synonym: johnnycake
  2. (derogatory) Something or someone considered stereotypical of rural, Southern US attitudes or attributes.
    • 2005, John Baxter, We’ll Always Have Paris, Bantam 2006, p. 27:
      Her southern accent was rich as molasses, and she really did, without affectation, call everyone ‘y’all’, but the cornpone was camouflage.

Anagrams

  • noncoper, penorcon, prononcé


English

Alternative forms

  • jonnycake

Etymology

From johnny, alteration of journey, + cake.

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈdʒɑː.niːˌkeɪk/

Noun

johnnycake (plural johnnycakes)

  1. (US) A dense, baked or fried flatbread made of cornmeal.

Synonyms

  • (dense baked or fried flatbread): ashcake, battercake, New England cornbread, corncake, cornpone, hoecake, journeycake, mushbread, pone, Shawneecake

Please follow and like us:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Social Share Buttons and Icons powered by Ultimatelysocial