Meaning of “gravy” in the English Dictionary

"gravy" in British English

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gravynoun [ U ]

uk /ˈɡreɪ.vi/ us /ˈɡreɪ.vi/

a sauce made with meat juices and flour, served with meat and vegetables

(Definition of “gravy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"gravy" in American English

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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.

(Definition of “gravy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"gravy" in Business English

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gravynoun [ U ]

uk /ˈɡreɪvi/ us informal

money that you receive without much effort:

The company directors will mop up most of the gravy.

a situation in which it is easy to make money or to enjoy a comfortable life without much effort:

I can forget about the hard times because it's all been gravy for three years now.

(Definition of “gravy” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)