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Definition of chow

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chow

verb
chowed; chowing; chows

Definition of chow (Entry 2 of 3)

intransitive verb

: eat often used with downchowing down on pizza

Definition of chow (Entry 3 of 3)

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Synonyms: Noun (1)

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First Known Use of chow

Noun (1)

1856, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1917, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chow

Noun (1)

short for chowchow

Noun (2)

by shortening

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“Chow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chow. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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