Simple Definition of chow chow
: a type of dog that has thick fur and a short curled tail
Full Definition of chow chow
: any of a breed of heavy-coated sturdy muscular dogs of Chinese origin having a broad head and muzzle, a distinctive blue-black tongue and black-lined mouth, and either a long dense coat with a full ruff or a short smooth coat —called also chow
Origin of chow chow
perhaps from chow-chow Chinese person, from Chinese Pidgin English chowchow food
First Known Use: 1886
Rhymes with chow chow
Aargau, allow, and how, ant cow, as how, avow, Belau, Bissau, bowwow, Breslau, cacao, cahow, Callao, cash cow, chowchow, Cracow, Dachau, Davao, Donau, endow, enow, erenow, eyebrow, gangplow, Hankow, hausfrau, haymow, highbrow, hoosegow, jiao, Jungfrau, know-how, kowtow, Kraków, landau, lowbrow, luau, Lucknow, Macao, mau-mau, meow, Moscow, nohow, Palau, powwow, sea cow, snowplow, somehow, Spandau, Zwickau
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Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "chow chow"
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