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verb chow pronunciation in British English /tʃaʊ/

phrasal verb

chow down

Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theychow down
he/she/itchows down
present participlechowing down
past tensechowed down
past participlechowed down
American informal
to eat food, especially a lot of food, quickly or in an enthusiastic way
chow down on:

They chowed down on pizza after the game.



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