Cornbread vs Cornpone - What's the difference?

cornbread | cornpone |


As nouns the difference between cornbread and cornpone

is that cornbread is (us) bread made from cornmeal while cornpone is (us|appalachian) a form of cornbread made without milk or eggs.

cornbread

English

Noun

  • (US) Bread made from cornmeal.
  • cornpone

    English

    Alternative forms

    * corn pone

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (US, Appalachian) A form of cornbread made without milk or eggs.
  • (pejorative) 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.
  • Synonyms

    * johnnycake