Definition of parm in English:



informal US
  • 1Parmesan cheese.

    • ‘the steak medallions were encrusted with parm’
    • ‘The Gorgonzola provides a bit of a sharp kick, and the Parm provides a sweetness.’
    • ‘Add a few handfuls of grated parm, toss to coat, and serve.’
    • ‘Add the mayo, lemon juice, parm, Worcestershire, salt, and a few grinds of fresh pepper; blend well.’
    • ‘There's grated Parm up front, prepackaged garlic, leftover Thyme, Lauren's hot sauce.’
    • ‘A lesser Parm will do, but nothing pre-grated in a can or a jar.’
    • ‘We actually have a large wheel of parm here in the studio that we got.’
    • ‘Good parm should be sprinkled over the entire pie before baking.’
    1. 1.1A dish cooked or served with Parmesan cheese.
      ‘the chicken parm was excellent’
      • ‘they use the same tomato sauce for all their parms’



/pärm/ /pɑrm/


1970s abbreviation of Parmigiana or Parmesan.