- Informal sauerkraut
- Slang a German or a person of German ancestry: a derogatory term
Origin of krautGer, cabbage
- often Kraut Offensive Slang Used as a disparaging term for a person of German birth or ancestry.
Origin of krautGerman; see sauerkraut .
- Alternative form of Kraut (German).
Shortening. Compare German Kraut (“cabbage”).
- (ethnic slur, offensive, slang) A German.
A World War I-era shortening of sauerkraut, a typical German food.