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Definition of "ketchup" []

  • A condiment consisting of a thick, smooth-textured, spicy sauce usually made from tomatoes. (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 "ketchup" in a sentence
  • "And to make its trek into the 21st century complete, Heinz has launched a Facebook fan page, where ketchup enthusiasts If there are any! can share stories, videos, photos about…..ketchup."
  • "Did you know the American front porch is an architectural tradition from Africa ... that an early version of pizza was baked on ancient warriors 'shields ... and that the word "ketchup" comes from the Chinese "ki-tsiap" meaning "fish sauce"?"
  • "Smokey and Blaise look great and Smokey knows how important ketchup is to keeping ones sanity (just ask Garrison Keillor)."