Twinkie

Twinkie snack food, supposedly invented and named 1930 by Jimmy Dewar, baker for the Chicago branch of Continental Baking Co. (later Hostess); said to have been inspired by TWINKLE (Cf. twinkle).

Etymology dictionary. 2014.

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  • Twinkie™ — [Twinkie] noun a small, sweet yellow cake with a soft filling like cream, sold in the US. It is regarded as typical of foods that are very popular but not very good for you …   Useful english dictionary

  • twinkie — ☆ twinkie [twiŋ′kē ] n. 〚< Twinkies, trademark for small, yellowish pieces of spongecake with a creamy filling〛 [also T ] Slang a person or thing that seems appealing or attractive but has little value or worth * * * …   Universalium

  • twinkie — ☆ twinkie [twiŋ′kē ] n. [< Twinkies, trademark for small, yellowish pieces of spongecake with a creamy filling] [also T ] Slang a person or thing that seems appealing or attractive but has little value or worth …   English World dictionary

  • Twinkie — For other uses, see Twinkie (disambiguation). Twinkie whole and split The Twinkie is an American snack cake made and distributed by Hostess Brands. They are marketed as a …   Wikipedia

  • Twinkie — Twinkies Un Twinkie est « un gâteau de mousseline d’or avec un remplissage crémeux » créé par Hostess, et cuit au four par la Continental Baking Co., qui est possédé par Interstate Bakeries Corporation …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Twinkie — Twinkies. Un twinkie es un pastelito relleno de crema. Los twinkies están elaborados de una masa esponjosa rellena de crema en su interior ( Golden Sponge Cake with Creamy Filling ) fue creado por la marca Hostess, y es preparado por la… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Twinkie — Твинки Твинки (англ. Twinkies), Золотой бисквит с кремовым наполнителем (англ.  …   Википедия

  • twinkie — 1) A turn off; a disgusting act performed by a romantic interest> Origin of the word: When I saw my boyfriend in the seventh grade shove a twinkie in his mouth, I was repulsed and dumped him that afternoon. Oh my God, Claire, look at the… …   Dictionary of american slang

  • Twinkie — Twinkies Twinkies sind amerikanische kleine Kuchen mit Cremefüllung, die von der größten amerikanischen Bäckerei Hostess Brands hergestellt und vermarktet werden. Geschichte Twinkies wurden in Schiller Park (Illinois) etwa 1930 von James A. Dewar …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • twinkie — n. A news anchor with an attractive physical appearance and little journalistic experience. Example Citation: But if you re looking for media insights, rent Network. Up Close especially in its first hour is as glossy as an anchor s 8 by 10. At… …   New words

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