A lawyer who was a tough cookie.
A sweet chocolate chip treat is an example of a cookie.
A person who is strong and resilient is an example of someone who might be described as a tough cookie.
The information your computer sends and receives when you sign into a website that tells the site who you are the next time you go back is an example of a cookie.
- to vomit; throw up
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Origin of cookie
- Dutch koekje diminutive of koek cake from Middle Dutch koeke akin to German Kuchen Old Norse kaka cake
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition