gravy Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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gravynoun [U]

 us   /ˈɡreɪ·vi/

gravy noun [U] (FOOD)

a sauce made from meat juices, often mixed with flour

gravy noun [U] (EXTRA)

infml something extra that you welcome having and often did not expect to get: This business took care of all our expenses, and the revenue from other ads and subscriptions was gravy.
Translations of “gravy”
in Arabic صَلْصة اللَّحْم…
in Korean 그레이비 소스…
in Malaysian kuah…
in French (sauce au) jus…
in Turkish et suyu, et suyu sosu…
in Italian sugo, salsa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 肉汁…
in Russian соус, подливка…
in Polish sos (pieczeniowy)…
in Vietnamese nước thịt…
in Spanish salsa de carne, jugo de la carne…
in Portuguese molho feito com caldo de carne…
in Thai น้ำเกรวี่สำหรับราดอาหาร…
in German die Bratensauce…
in Catalan salsa per a carn…
in Japanese グレービーソース…
in Indonesian kaldu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肉汁…
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