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CURRY (curried)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does curry mean? 

CURRY (noun)
  The noun CURRY has 1 sense:

1. (East Indian cookery) a pungent dish of vegetables or meats flavored with curry powder and usually eaten with rice

  Familiarity information: CURRY used as a noun is very rare.


CURRY (verb)
  The verb CURRY has 3 senses:

1. season with a mixture of spices; typical of Indian cooking
2. treat by incorporating fat
3. give a neat appearance to

  Familiarity information: CURRY used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


CURRY (noun)


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Meaning:

(East Indian cookery) a pungent dish of vegetables or meats flavored with curry powder and usually eaten with rice

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Hypernyms ("curry" is a kind of...):

dish (a particular item of prepared food)

Domain category:

cookery; cooking; preparation (the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat)

Domain region:

East India; East Indies; Malay Archipelago (a group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans between Asia and Australia)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "curry"):

lamb curry (curry made with lamb)


CURRY (verb)


Sense 1curry [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Season with a mixture of spices; typical of Indian cooking

Classified under:

Verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling

Hypernyms (to "curry" is one way to...):

flavor; flavour; season (lend flavor to)

Domain category:

cookery; cooking; preparation (the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 2curry [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Treat by incorporating fat

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context example:

curry tanned leather

Hypernyms (to "curry" is one way to...):

process; treat (subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 3curry [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Give a neat appearance to

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Synonyms:

groom; curry; dress

Context examples:

groom the dogs / dress the horses

Hypernyms (to "curry" is one way to...):

beautify; embellish; fancify; prettify (make more beautiful)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Sentence example:

They curry the animals


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