curry

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
curry

Plural
curries

Fish head curry, a popular dish in Singapore
  1. Curry is a dish of meat or vegetables that is cooked in an Indian-style sauce of strong spices and typically served with rice.

Verb[change]

Plain form
curry

Third-person singular
curries

Past tense
curried

Past participle
curried

Present participle
currying

  1. To prepare or flavor with a sauce of hot-tasting spices.
  2. (transitive) If you curry a horse, you groom it with a curry comb.
  3. (transitive) If you are currying someone, you are trying to win or gain favor by flattering.