Try Our Apps


The Best Internet Slang


[chou-hound] /ˈtʃaʊˌhaʊnd/
noun, Slang.
a person who eats food in large quantities or with great gusto; glutton.
Origin of chowhound
First recorded in 1940-45; chow1 + hound1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Slang definitions & phrases for chow hound

chow hound

noun phrase

A person keenly and actively interested in eating; glutton (1920s+ Army)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for chowhound

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for chow

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for chow hound