Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun chow

3 senses of chow

Sense 1
Zhou, Zhou dynasty, Chou, Chou dynasty, Chow, Chow dynasty -- (the imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism)
       => dynasty -- (a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family)

Sense 2
chow, chuck, eats, grub -- (informal terms for a meal)
       => fare -- (the food and drink that are regularly served or consumed)

Sense 3
chow, chow chow -- (breed of medium-sized dogs with a thick coat and fluffy curled tails and distinctive blue-black tongues; believed to have originated in northern China)
       => spitz -- (any of various stocky heavy-coated breeds of dogs native to northern regions having pointed muzzles and erect ears with a curled furry tail)

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