can of corn

Slang Dictionary

can of corn definition

  1. n.
    a baseball that drops straight down into the glove of a waiting player (for an out). (Since the 1940s.) : It's a can of corn! Right into Sammy's mitt.
  2. n.
    something that is really easy [to do], as in easy as catching a can of corn. (From the image of an old-time grocery store clerk who would grasp a can from the top shelf with the special long tool, and then drop it straight down into his hand.) : Nothing to it. A can of corn.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
Cite This Source
Previous Definition: can not help but
Next Definition: can of worms
Words Near: can of corn
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for can of corn
More from
Search for articles containing can of corn
More from Translator Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature