John curry



[kur-ee, kuhr-ee] /ˈkɜr i, ˈkʌr i/

noun
1.
John (Anthony) 1949–94, British figure skater.
2.
John Steuart
[stoo-ert,, styoo-] /ˈstu ərt,, ˈstyu-/ (Show IPA), 1897–1946, U.S. painter.
/ˈkʌrɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
a spicy dish of oriental, esp Indian, origin that is made in many ways but usually consists of meat or fish prepared in a hot piquant sauce
2.
curry seasoning or sauce
3.
(Austral, slang) give someone curry, to assault (a person) verbally or physically
verb -ries, -rying, -ried
4.
(transitive) to prepare (food) with curry powder or sauce
/ˈkʌrɪ/
verb (transitive) -ries, -rying, -ried
1.
to beat vigorously, as in order to clean
2.
to dress and finish (leather) after it has been tanned to make it strong, flexible, and waterproof
3.
to groom (a horse)
4.
curry favour, to ingratiate oneself, esp with superiors
/ˈkʌrɪ/
noun
1.
John (Anthony). 1949–94, British ice skater: won the figure-skating gold medal in the 1976 Olympic Games
v.

late 13c., “to rub down a horse,” from Anglo-French curreier “to curry-comb a horse,” from Old French correier “put in order, prepare, curry,” from con-, intensive prefix (see com-), + reier “arrange,” from a Germanic source (see ready). Related: Curried; currying.
n.

the spice, 1680s, from Tamil kari “sauce, relish for rice.”

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