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chow

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Animals
chowchow1 /tʃaʊ/ noun 🔊 🔊 1 chow.jpg [uncountable] old-fashioned informalFOOD food 🔊 I ordered some chow and sat down.2 [countable] (also chow chow)HBA a type of dog with long thick fur that first came from China
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chow• Plenty of booze and chow round out the celebration, considered the grandaddy of July Fourth blasts.• The M-16, the. 45 Colt, the ammunition, the backpack of water canisters and chow.• At a surprise meeting before evening chow, he announced his retirement to Saigon and introduced his replacement, Major Williams.• I joined Resler and the rest of the pilots going over to the compound for chow.• When I do get a stab at some groovy chow, what's happened to it, man?• And what do I get for my chow?• The system was fed, and those vans brought in the chow.• They don't serve anything fancy, just lots of good wholesome chow.
chowchow2 verb 🔊 🔊 → chow down→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
chow• Manhattan diners can chow down on Southwestern food at Arizona 206 and the Arizona Cafe.• Make a wish, take a deep breath, blow out the flames and chow down on the candles.• Put on your lederhosen and get ready to drink and chow down.
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Verb table
chow
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theychow
he, she, itchows
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theychowed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave chowed
he, she, ithas chowed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad chowed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill chow
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have chowed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam chowing
he, she, itis chowing
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you, we, theyare chowing
Past
I, he, she, itwas chowing
you, we, theywere chowing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been chowing
he, she, ithas been chowing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been chowing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be chowing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been chowing
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