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pea-souper

[ pee-soo-per ]
/ ˈpiˈsu pər /
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noun
Chiefly British Informal. pea soup (def. 2).
Canadian Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. a contemptuous term used to refer to a French Canadian.
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Origin of pea-souper

First recorded in 1885–90; pea soup + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for pea-souper

peasouper
/ (ˌpiːˈsuːpə) /

noun
informal, mainly British dense dirty yellowish fog
Canadian a disparaging name for a French Canadian
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