Definition of pad kee mao in English:

pad kee mao

noun

(also pad ki mao)
  • A Southeast Asian dish of stir-fried rice noodles, vegetables, and meat, seafood, or tofu, served with a spicy sauce.

    Also called drunken noodles

    • ‘the pad kee mao was exactly what I was hoping for’

Pronunciation

pad kee mao

/ˌpad kē ˈmou/ /ˌpæd ki ˈmaʊ/

Origin

Thai, from phàt ‘stir-fried food’ + khi mao ‘drunkard’.