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

Definitions of choux word

  • noun plural choux a cabbage-shaped decoration, as a rosette or knot on a woman's dress, hat, etc. 1
  • noun plural choux cream puff. 1
  • noun choux Plural form of chou. 1
  • noun choux plural of chou. 0

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Origin of choux

First appearance:

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

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Parts of speech for Choux


choux 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.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

choux usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for choux

noun choux

  • puff — a short, quick blast, as of wind or breath.
  • cannoli — a Sicilian pudding of pasta shells filled with sweetened ricotta
  • chou — a type of cabbage
  • 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.

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