food, especially hearty dishes or a meal.
chow down, to eat; eat a meal, especially the main meal of the day: In the army we usually chow down at 6 p.m.
Other definitions for chow (2 of 3)
Other definitions for Chow (3 of 3)
a contemptuous term used to refer to a Chinese person.
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How to use chow in a sentence
I minimize time in crowds and chow halls and take meals to go more often than not.Dodging Rockets in Afghanistan as the Taliban’s Fighting Season Begins | Nick Willard | May 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They might, at least, let us chow down on a few Big Macs from time to time without putting on the pounds.These Diet Lessons From Olympians Will Help You Lose Weight and Look Awesome | Jenna A. Bell | February 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, Ford looks to be facing a formidable challenge from Olivia chow, a well-known left-wing federal politician.
I love fried rice (Yeah)/ I love noodles (Yeah)/ I love chow Mein/ chow Mo-Mo-Mo-Mo Mein.The Most Offensive Lyrics and WTF Moments From ‘Chinese Food’ | Culture Team | October 15, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The 44-year-old stars in Jason Wu's fall 2013 campaign, photographed at legendary New York restaurant Mr. chow.Anna Wintour's First Tweet Is About DOMA; Wendy Davis's Red Filibuster Sneakers | The Fashion Beast Team | June 27, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
"Say, this is a cut or two above ship chow," admitted Konnel when the food arrived.Fee of the Frontier | Horace Brown Fyfe
"Forget it for now, Wade, and get that chow on," suggested Fuller.Islands of Space | John W Campbell
Fu-chow was the black-tea port of China at that time, and it had been opened just two years before.My Life in Many States and in Foreign Lands | George Francis Train
He opened and shut his claws as he lay on my lap, and chow-chowed, and pecked at the buttons of my dress.
And in a few weeks not a rooster in the neighborhood had such a musical, splendid crow as our "chow-chow."