Adjective "Curried" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


A dish of meat, vegetables, etc., cooked in an Indian-style sauce of strong spices and typically served with rice.
  1. 'a beef curry'
  2. 'They can be used interchangeably to complement curries and simply cooked meats, fish, and poultry, such as in our chicken salad.'
  3. 'We go to eat at a vegetarian curry house in the Indian neighbourhood; on the street people hang out in front of the Bollywood cinema.'
  4. 'My mother was at her wits end with lentil bakes and vegetable curries.'
  5. 'It is generally acknowledged that Thai curries burn the palate intensely, but briefly, whereas other curries, with strong spices, burn for longer periods.'
  6. 'Go to someone's home when they've offered to cook a curry and there's something slightly wrong about it all.'
  7. 'Lunch consists of rice served with vegetable and meat curries and sauces such as sambol, a spicy mixture of grated coconut and chili, peppers, pickles, and chutneys.'
  8. 'The royal dish is prepared by cooking a mixture of rich meat or vegetable curry with partially cooked rice.'
  9. 'There are over 150 recipes, including a variety of meat, seafood and vegetable curries and other spiced dishes.'
  10. 'The foods served in the Balti pan are freshly cooked aromatically spiced curries.'
  11. 'Vegetables which I bring home to cook authentic Thai curries are full of spice and aroma.'


Prepare or flavour with a sauce of hot-tasting spices.
  1. 'Foods that seemed to elicit symptoms included citrus fruits, dairy, pork, tomatoes, pineapple, shellfish, spiced or curried foods, apples, grapes, and melon.'
  2. 'Whether baked, barbecued, curried, grilled, stewed, or stir-fried, shrimp are palate pleasers throughout the Western world.'
  3. 'Meat and poultry eaters can select from succulently prepared lamb chops, curried or stir fried chicken, baby back ribs and beef tenderloin.'
  4. 'Meat and fish were curried or peppered in order to preserve them and we picked the abundant fruit that grew in our garden.'
  5. 'We found the other local favourite, curried conch (a sort of giant sea snail), less to our liking.'
  6. 'Suggestions for fillings include curried chicken salad, or any other sandwich filling or vegetable combination.'
  7. 'Yesterday they had leg of lamb, escovitched chicken and curried mutton, and I had some of each.'
  8. 'Huge oysters, terrifyingly substantial octopus tentacles, lightly curried saffron prawns and lobster, crayfish and crab meat, cod fillet and winkles.'
  9. 'He loves preparing and cooking fresh fish, and one of his favourite dishes to prepare is lightly curried line fish in mango butter, topped with a mango and macadamia nut pesto.'
  10. 'If sampling spicy foods like curried goat or beef patties ask about the spice content or you might need a fire extinguisher to cool your scalding tongue.'


Groom (a horse) with a curry comb.
  1. 'With superb quickness she curried off the horse, who's winter coat had yet to shed out.'
  2. 'Heaven help the poor kid who had to go in there, muck the floor, and curry the horse.'
  3. 'Now he had to curry all the horses, and to clean out their shoes.'
Treat (tanned leather) to improve its properties.
  1. 'Also, while it sounds like curried grain leather would work, I cannot find it used in this context, so I can't recommend it either.'
Thrash; beat.

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    1. curry1 . curry1 or currie [kur-ee, kuhr-ee] /ˈkɜr i, ˈkʌr i/ Spell Syllables noun, plural curries.

    1. East Indian Cookery. a pungent dish of vegetables, onions, meat or fish, etc., flavored with various spices or curry powder, and often eaten with rice.

    2. any dish flavored with curry powder or the like: a lamb curry.

    3. curry powder. verb (used with object), curried, currying.

    4. to cook or flavor (food

    More examples(as adjective)

    "salads can be curried."

    "rices can be curried."

    "lambs can be curried."

    "vegetables can be curried."

    "soups can be curried."

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    (currie)Middle English: from Old French correier, ultimately of Germanic origin.


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