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pea soup

noun

Simple Definition of pea soup

  • : a thick soup made of boiled dried peas

  • —used to describe heavy and thick fog

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of pea soup

  1. 1 :  a thick purée made of dried peas

  2. 2 :  a thick fog

1711

First Known Use of pea soup

1711


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