Adjective "Stewed" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


(of food) cooked slowly in liquid in a closed dish or pan.
  1. 'Side dishes range from boiled vegetables with a piece of dried fish to fried and stewed dishes including meat curries.'
  2. 'Firing the stove he placed a pot of water onto the flame and then went into the barrel of salted meat so that he may cook himself a hardy meal of stewed duck with wheat bread.'
  3. 'Guests are often given a choice of curry goat and white rice, rice and peas or kidney beans with fried chicken, or stewed chicken or beef for the main course.'
  4. 'Caroline often felt cold and I advised her to eat more warm, lightly cooked and stewed food which would be easier for the body to digest and to regularly drink tea made with freshly grated ginger.'
  5. 'It was served in a wine sauce, with a small mound of stewed vegetables and three herbed potato dumplings.'
  6. 'Around each of the larger dishes were collections of stewed vegetables.'
  7. 'This is the variant I cooked yesterday… if I'd had them I would have added some sliced parsnip, and it never hurts to throw in a couple of big juicy sliced tomatoes with a stewed beef recipe.'
  8. 'A stomach-teasing aroma of stewed food was in the air, and the thrumming of African bass guitar wafted through the open window.'
  9. 'For dessert, many dishes include fried or stewed bananas.'
  10. 'The girls had been up all night cooking macaroni and cheese, scalloped potatoes and stewed pork.'
  11. 'We never mustered the nerve to tell him how brewed and stewed and foul it really was.'
  12. 'They made contemptibly lukewarm, stewed tea, not the burning hot, intensely flavoured medicinal liquid that made you gasp as you sipped it.'
  13. 'They change to the colour of stewed tea to the point where you can't see the bottom in six inches of water.'
  1. in combination 'the man was half-stewed'


1. cooked by simmering or slow boiling, as food.

2. Slang. intoxicated; drunk.

More examples(as adjective)

"apples can be stewed."

"meats can be stewed."

"teas can be stewed."

"fruits can be stewed."

"cups can be stewed."

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