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Definition of "chowchow" [chow•chow]

  • An American pickled relish made from mixed vegetables. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "chowchow" in a sentence
  • "She saw a lot of things that attract all tourists but what stole her heart was a litter of 'chowchow' dogs that a vendor was selling."
  • "Sometimes spelled “chowchow,” some linked its name to nineteenth-century Chinese railway workers, for whom the term described a condiment of orange peel and ginger in heavy syrup."
  • "That means beignets and crayfish bisque and jambalaya, it means shrimp remoulade, pecan pie, and red beans with rice, it means elegant pompano au papillote, funky filé z-herbes, and raw oysters by the dozen, it means grillades for breakfast, a po-boy with chowchow at bedtime, and tubs of gumbo in between."