verb (used with object), choused, chousing.
to swindle; cheat (often followed by of or out of).
Archaic. a swindler.
Archaic. a dupe.
“swindler, swindle,” 1650s, said to be from Turkish chaush “sergeant, herald, messenger,” but the sense connection is obscure.
[shoo] /ʃu/ noun, plural choux [shooz for 1;shoo for 2] /ʃuz for 1;ʃu for 2/ (Show IPA) 1. a cabbage-shaped decoration, as a rosette or knot on a woman’s dress, hat, etc. 2. . /ʃuː/ noun (pl) choux (ʃuː) 1. a type of cabbage 2. a rosette 3. a round cream bun /tʃəʊ/ noun 1. […]
- Choux pastry
/ʃuː/ noun 1. a very light pastry made with eggs, used for eclairs, etc noun a sticky pastelike dough used for making éclairs, profiteroles, and cream puffs Examples Alton Brown featured pâte à choux in an episode of Good Eats, entitled “Choux Shine”. Word Origin by 1706, French “cabbage” as the pastry is layered like […]
[chou] /tʃaʊ/ Informal. noun 1. food, especially hearty dishes or a meal. Verb phrases 2. chow down, to eat; eat a meal, especially the main meal of the day: In the army we usually chow down at 6 p.m. [chou] /tʃaʊ/ noun, (often initial capital letter) 1. . [chou; Chinese joh] /tʃaʊ; Chinese dʒoʊ/ noun […]
[chou-chou] /ˈtʃaʊˌtʃaʊ/ noun 1. a Chinese mixed fruit preserve. 2. a relish of chopped mixed pickles in mustard sauce. [chou chou] /ˈtʃaʊ ˌtʃaʊ/ noun, (often initial capital letters) 1. one of a Chinese breed of medium-sized dogs having a thick black, blue, red, or cream coat and a blue-black tongue. noun 1. a thick-coated breed […]