curry Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “curry” in the English Dictionary

"curry" in British English

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currynoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈkʌr.i/  us   /ˈkɝː-/
A2 a ​dish, ​originally from ​SouthAsia, consisting of ​meat or ​vegetablescooked in a ​spicysauce: a ​hot (= very ​spicy) curry a ​mild (= ​slightlyspicy) curry vegetable/​chicken/​lamb curry curry ​sauce
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adjective uk   us   /-id/
curried ​eggs/​fish


uk   /ˈkʌr.i/  us   /ˈkɝː-/

curry verb (TRY TO PLEASE)

curry favour disapproving to ​praise someone, ​especially someone in ​authority, in a way that is not ​sincere, in ​order to get some ​advantage for yourself: He's always ​trying to curry ​favour with the ​boss.

curry verb (FOOD)

[T] to make a curry with something: Let's curry the ​leftovermeat.

curry verb (HORSE)

[T] specialized horses to ​clean and ​brush a ​horse with a ​special comb
(Definition of curry from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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currynoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈkɜr·i, ˈkʌr·i/
a ​dish, ​originally from India, consisting usually of ​meat or ​vegetablescooked in a ​spicysauce: [U] Lamb curry is this restaurant’s ​specialty.
(Definition of curry from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “curry”
in Korean 커리…
in Arabic كاري (طَعام هِنْدي)…
in Malaysian kari…
in French curry…
in Russian карри…
in Chinese (Traditional) (源自印度的)咖喱食品,咖喱菜餚…
in Italian (prato ao) curry…
in Turkish baharatı bol, acı Hint yemeği…
in Polish curry…
in Spanish curry…
in Vietnamese món cà ri…
in Portuguese caril…
in Thai แกงเผ็ด…
in German das Currygericht…
in Catalan curri…
in Japanese カレー…
in Chinese (Simplified) (源自印度的)咖喱食品,咖喱菜肴…
in Indonesian kari…
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