Definition of graham cracker noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


graham cracker

BrE BrE//ˈɡreɪəm krækə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡreɪəm krækər//
(North American English) Sweets and desserts
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a slightly sweet rectangular biscuit/cookie made with wholemeal flour See related entries: Sweets and desserts Culture Graham crackers are often given to children as a healthier alternative to cookies. They are named after Sylvester Graham (1794-1851), an American who encouraged people to eat healthy foods.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: graham cracker