Definition of chitlins in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈCHitlinz/

Entry from US English dictionary

plural noun

Example sentences
  • There's more pressure in this place than a pot when you're boiling some chitlins.
  • All that's left is a promise of corn bread and chitlins to top off the stereotype.
  • The small intestines were soaked in water for a day, parboiled, then fried in batter to make a popular dish called chitterlings, or "chitlins."


A dialect form of chitterlings (a food stereotypically associated with black people and poor southerners).

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