chow·​hound ˈchau̇-ˌhau̇nd How to pronounce chowhound (audio)
: one fond of eating

Examples of chowhound in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This month also reminded me that chowhounds tend to share their discoveries. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, 21 Aug. 2023 Judge was also a notorious chowhound, able to finish full containers of mint chocolate chip ice cream. Chris Bieri, Anchorage Daily News, 6 Oct. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of chowhound was in 1917

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“Chowhound.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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