What is another word for chow?

Pronunciation: [t͡ʃˈa͡ʊ] (IPA)

Chow is a colloquial term for food, especially of a particular kind. There are many synonyms for chow, such as grub, victuals, fare, cuisine, and sustenance. Grub is a slang term that is commonly used to describe food, particularly when referring to unappetizing or poor quality meals. Victuals are provisions or food supplies, often used to describe meals in a military context. Fare refers to the various types of food available in a particular region or at a particular event. Cuisine refers to the style of food preparation and presentation associated with a particular geographic region or culture. Sustenance describes the food and drinks that provide energy and nourishment to the body.

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  • Equivalence

    • Proper noun, singular
  • Independent

    • Noun, singular or mass

What are the hypernyms for Chow?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for chow?

Chow, generally refers to food or a meal. Its antonyms or opposite words can include hunger, starvation, and famine, which all describe a lack of food. Additionally, chow may be substituted with terms indicating a dislike or avoidance of food, such as nausea, vomiting, and anorexia. In contrast, some relevant antonyms for chow that indicate abundance or indulgence in food include gluttony, overindulgence, and excessive eating. However, antonyms for chow would largely depend on the context in which it is used, and may vary from situation to situation.

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Usage examples for Chow

The whites had already had their breakfast, and Mick at once set about packing the gear, muttering: "If I don't let daylight through half a dozen of those devils, I'll call meself a chow, I will, straight.
"In the Musgrave Ranges"
Jim Bushman
She turned to whistle over her shoulder, and to snap her fingers peremptorily, and then she stooped and picked up a rather lusty chow dog which promptly barked at me across the intervening space, having discovered me almost at once although I was many rods away and quite snugly ensconced among the shadows.
"A Fool and His Money"
George Barr McCutcheon
He was making a journey, and had cast anchor for the night at Kua-chow.
"Eastern Shame Girl The Wedding of Ya-Nei; A Strange Destiny; The Error of the Embroidered Slipper; The Counterfeit Old Woman; The Monastery of the Esteemed-Lotus; A Complicated Marriage"
Charles Georges Souli

Famous quotes with Chow

  • The erasure of a human subspecies is largely painless — to us — if we know little enough about it. A dead Chinaman is of little import to us whose awareness of things Chinese is bounded by an occasional dish of chow mein. We grieve only for what we know. The erasure of Silphium from western Dane County is no cause for grief if one knows it only as a name in a botany book.
    Aldo Leopold
  • I love a guy who knows how to bitch. Any moron can gripe about chow or rotations, but someone who can get exercised over architecture is my kind of dude.
    Steven Pressfield

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