food stamp









food stamp


food stamp ExamplesWord Origin See more synonyms for food stamp on Thesaurus.com noun

  1. any of the coupons sold or given under a federal program to eligible needy persons and redeemable for food at designated grocery stores or markets.

Origin of food stamp First recorded in 1935–40 Also called food coupon. Examples from the Web for food stamp Contemporary Examples of food stamp

  • It was the first time in history a farm bill failed, and it later passed without the food-stamp component.

    Congress Unites to Screw the Hungry

    Monica Potts

    September 8, 2014

  • For all the ugly talk of President Obama as “the food-stamp president,” that title should properly be shared with George W. Bush.

    The GOP’s Suicide Pact on Immigration

    Nick Gillespie

    February 5, 2014

  • For stores like Walmart, which sells groceries and other goods to the same customers, the food-stamp cut will be a double-whammy.

    Food Stamp Cuts Add to Walmart’s Troubles

    Daniel Gross

    November 2, 2013

  • Bill Simon, president and chief executive of Walmart U.S., last month (PDF) downplayed the potential threat of food-stamp cuts.

    Food Stamp Cuts Add to Walmart’s Troubles

    Daniel Gross

    November 2, 2013

  • The other argument one sometimes hears concerns the dreadful curse of food-stamp fraud.

    The Republicans’ Food Stamp Fraud: It’s Not About Austerity

    Michael Tomasky

    October 26, 2013

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