Meaning of “chow” in the English Dictionary


"chow" in English

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chownoun [ U ]

uk /tʃaʊ/ us /tʃaʊ/ old-fashioned slang

Examples from literature

  • Now, let's have chow, and I'll tell you about this spotting business. 
  • We drove all day, stopping for chow now and then, behaving like a couple out on a vacation tour. 
  • You go down and get a bite of chow. 

(Definition of “chow” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"chow" in American English

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chownoun [ U ]

us /tʃɑʊ/ slang

food, esp. when prepared for a meal

(Definition of “chow” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)