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pea soup

a thick soup made from split peas.
Informal. a dense, yellow fog.
Origin of pea soup
1705-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for pea soup
  • Comfort food includes pea soup, sausage and mash, smoked haddock with creamed leeks.
  • This, he says, is why the bay's once crystal-clear waters often resemble a pea soup.
  • It's no longer spitting pea soup, forest romps, and jumping up and down on the ceiling.
  • Completed pulp should be the consistency of split pea soup.
  • Warm up with this delicious vegetarian split pea soup.
  • The bloom has the appearance of pea soup and has moved from the northern edge of the lake to the southwest shoreline.
  • For a variation, add pieces of cooked ham before cooking and omit the salt, or add milk for a cream pea soup.
  • These areas have the appearance of green paint or pea soup.
Slang definitions & phrases for pea soup

pea soup

noun phrase

A thick fog, esp one plaguing London (1849+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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