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Definition of "curry" []

  • To groom (a horse) with a currycomb. (verb-transitive)
  • To prepare (tanned hides) for use, as by soaking or coloring. (verb-transitive)
  • Curry favor To seek or gain favor by fawning or flattery. (idiom)
  • Curry powder. (noun)
  • A heavily spiced sauce or relish made with curry powder and eaten with rice, meat, fish, or other food. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "curry" in a sentence
  • "This kofta curry is an original from my kitchen lab."
  • "The recipe for the curry is again adapted from The Indian Restaurant Cookbook – it had no proper palak paneer recipe but I adapted its spinach curry for it."
  • "This turned out to be a fabulous Sunday lunch for us, the curry is aromatic and subtle, very flavorful indeed."