parm

or Parm

[pahrm]
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adjective Informal.

parmigiana: chicken parm.

noun Informal.

Parmesan: Be sure to use fresh, good-quality parm in this recipe.

Nearby words

  1. parlour,
  2. parlour game,
  3. parlous,
  4. parlously,
  5. parlyaree,
  6. parma,
  7. parma ham,
  8. parma heights,
  9. parma violet,
  10. parmaceutics

Origin of parm

An Americanism dating back to 1970–75; by shortening of Parmesan or parmigiana

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