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[krout] /kraʊt/

Informal. .
(often initial capital letter) Older Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. a contemptuous term used to refer to a German, especially a German soldier during World War I or II.
noun, adjective
(slang) a derogatory word for German

“a German” (especially a German soldier), 1841, but popularized during World War I, from German kraut “cabbage,” considered a characteristic national dish.


: kraut wine


A German, esp a German soldier: Oh, that kraut-head (WWI armed forces)

[fr sauerkraut, regarded as a favorite and characteristic German food]


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