Meaning of slaw in English:


Pronunciation /slɔː/

Translate slaw into Spanish


mass nounNorth American
  • Coleslaw.

    ‘I had the chicken pot pie, slaw, soup, ice tea and cheesecake.’
    • ‘Snappingly fresh cabbage slaw is weighted down by neither gobs of mayonnaise nor more than a gentle tinge of sweetness.’
    • ‘Eventually, I ordered salmon flavored with honey and soy and served with some kind of cooked cabbage slaw and rice.’
    • ‘The special slaw builds an array of condiments right into this burger.’
    • ‘Ginger-wasabi mayo and Asian slaw spark the wine's lemony finish.’


Late 18th century from Dutch sla, shortened from salade ‘salad’.