Definition of Kraut

1. Noun. Offensive term for a person of German descent.

Exact synonyms: Boche, Hun, Jerry, Krauthead
Language type: Depreciation, Derogation, Disparagement, Argot, Cant, Jargon, Lingo, Patois, Slang, Vernacular
Generic synonyms: German

Definition of Kraut

1. Proper noun. (ethnic slur derogatory slang) A German. ¹

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Definition of Kraut

1. sauerkraut [n -S] - See also: sauerkraut

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kraut

Kraske's operation
Krause's end bulbs
Krause's glands
Krause's method
Krause's respiratory bundle
Krause's valve
Krause-Wolfe graft
Krause graft
Krav Maga
Krebs-Henseleit cycle
Krebs-Kornberg cycle
Krebs-Ringer solution
Krebs citric acid cycle
Krebs cycle

Literary usage of Kraut

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... us to draw a veil of oblivion over his political errors and his secret activity on behalf of Liberalism. BRAIO, Zur Erinnerung an Frani Xaver kraut ..."

2. Kettner's Book of the Table: A Manual of Cookery, Practical, Theoretical by Eneas Sweetland Dallas (1877)
"Venetian. Mint. Venison. Nut-brown butter. White-wine. SAUER kraut.—There are few things more wholesome than the salted cabbage which is called saner kraut. ..."

3. Supplemental Digest of Decisions Under the Interstate Commerce Act by Herbert Confield Lust (1917)
"(ce) Complainant attacked the rates charged on kraut brine in mixed carloads with kraut or with kraut and pick- lea from Saginaw, Mich., to various points ..."

4. Army Life of an Illinois Soldier: Including a Day by Day Record of Sherman's by Charles Wright Wills (1906)
"Yelping "sauer kraut" at a German is a poor way to gain his favor. (A duplicate of dates.) October 12, 1864. Last night while our train was passing through ..."

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