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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Sauerkraut.
  • n. Offensive Slang Used as a disparaging term for a German.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Sauerkraut.
  • n. Alternative form of Kraut (German).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. offensive term for a person of German descent


German; see sauerkraut.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Shortening. Compare German Kraut ("cabbage"). (Wiktionary)



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