pea-souper

[pee-soo-per]

Origin of pea-souper

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

peasouper

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