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coleslaw Syllabification: cole·slaw
Pronunciation: /ˈkōlˌslô/

Definition of coleslaw in English:


Sliced raw cabbage mixed with mayonnaise and other vegetables, eaten as a salad.
Example sentences
  • Freshly made sandwiches with side salad, coleslaw and potato crisps were priced at £3.50.
  • Salad options include green salad, creamy coleslaw, marinated vegetables (broccoli, cauliflower and carrots) and macaroni salad.
  • Mix equal parts low fat mayonnaise and yogurt and use to dress coleslaw or potato salad.


Late 18th century (originally US): from Dutch koolsla, from kool 'cabbage' + sla (see slaw).

Words that rhyme with coleslaw

folklore • subfloor
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