Definition of Oreo in English:


Pronunciation /ˈôrēˌō/ /ˈɔriˌoʊ/


  • 1US Trademark A brand of chocolate sandwich cookie with a creamy white filling.

    ‘For dessert we both had this concoction involving Oreo cookies and ice cream.’
    • ‘Yesterday I had a half a package of Oreos with chocolate creme filling.’
    • ‘I was trying to drown my sorrows in Oreos and chocolate milk.’
    • ‘These quarter-sized versions of Oreos - crispy chocolate cookies with sugared-lard white filling - are both familiar and tasty.’
    • ‘‘Lets get a snack first,’ he said heading towards the kitchen, ‘Chocolate chip or Oreo?’’
    1. 1.1informal, derogatory An African-American who is seen, especially by other blacks, as wishing to be part of the white establishment.


Early 20th century invented name.