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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [shoo]
    • /ʃu/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [shoo]
    • /ʃu/

Definitions of chou word

  • noun chou a type of cabbage 3
  • noun chou a rosette 3
  • noun chou a round cream bun 3
  • noun chou the imperial dynasty of China from about 1126 to 255 bc 3
  • noun chou third Chinese dynasty (c. 1122-256 b.c.) 3
  • noun plural chou a cabbage-shaped decoration, as a rosette or knot on a woman's dress, hat, etc. 1

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Origin of chou

First appearance:

before 1700
One of the 50% oldest English words
1700-10; < French: cabbage < Latin caulis stem; see cole

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Chou


chou popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 93% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

chou usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for chou

noun chou

  • puff — a short, quick blast, as of wind or breath.
  • cannoli — a Sicilian pudding of pasta shells filled with sweetened ricotta
  • croquembouche — a French dessert consisting of a cone-shaped mound of small cream puffs glazed with caramelized sugar
  • profiterole — a small cream puff with a sweet or savory filling, as of cream and chocolate sauce.

Top questions with chou

  • how are you jay chou?
  • how to cook bok chou?
  • who is chou en lai?
  • what does mon petit chou mean in french?
  • who is jay chou?
  • jay chou how are you?
  • what does chou mean in french?
  • what does chou chou mean in french?
  • how old is jay chou?

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