What does chow mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Zhou, Zhou dynasty, Chou, Chou dynasty, Chow, Chow dynasty(noun)

    the imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism

  2. chow, chuck, eats, grub(noun)

    informal terms for a meal

  3. chow, chow chow(noun)

    breed of medium-sized dogs with a thick coat and fluffy curled tails and distinctive blue-black tongues; believed to have originated in northern China


  1. Chow(n.)

    a breed of thick-coated medium-sized dogs with fluffy curled tails and distinctive blue-black tongues; -- same as chowchow, n..

  2. Origin: [Chin. chou.]


  1. chow(Noun)

    A Chinese person.

  2. chow(Noun)

    Food, especially snacks.

    I'm going to pick up some chow for dinner.

  3. chow(Noun)

    A Chinese breed of dog; the chow-chow.

  4. Chow(ProperNoun)

    A twelfth-century Chinese dynasty, alternatively romanized as Zhou or Chou.

  5. Origin: Shortened from chow-chow.


  1. Chow

    Chow is a food website owned by CBS Interactive. It is home to the food message board Chowhound.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chow in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Park Ranger Scott Gediman:

    We’re just thrilled and thankful we were able to find him, the fact that Mr. Chow is safe and reunited with his family is just the best news, and we couldn’t be happier about it.

  2. Matthew Dirkes:

    Mr. Chow's belief is that during the trial process he wasn’t afforded all of the rights that our system entitles criminal defendants to, he by no means views this as the conclusion of anything and he absolutely maintains his innocence.

  3. Henry Miller:

    Civilization is drugs, alcohol, engines of war, prostitution, machines and machine slaves, low wages, bad food, bad taste, prisons, reformatories, lunatic asylums, divorce, perversion, brutal sports, suicides, infanticide, cinema, quackery, demagogy, strikes, lockouts, revolutions, putsches, colonization, electric chairs, guillotines, sabotage, floods, famine, disease, gangsters, money barons, horse racing, fashion shows, poodle dogs, chow dogs, Siamese cats, condoms, peccaries, syphilis, gonorrhea, insanity, neuroses, etc., etc.

  4. Bryan Fuller:

    NBC has allowed us to craft a television series that no other broadcast network would have dared, and kept us on the air for three seasons despite Cancelation Bear Chow ratings and images that would have shredded the eyeballs of lesser Standards Practices enforcers, [NBC Entertainment exec] Jen Salke and her team have been fantastic partners and creatively supportive beyond measure. 'Hannibal' is finishing his last course at NBC's table this summer, but a hungry cannibal can always dine again. And personally, I look forward to my next meal with NBC.

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