[kur-ee, kuhr-ee] /ˈkɜr i, ˈkʌr i/
John (Anthony) 1949–94, British figure skater.
[stoo-ert,, styoo-] /ˈstu ərt,, ˈstyu-/ (Show IPA), 1897–1946, U.S. painter.
noun (pl) -ries
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
curry seasoning or sauce
(Austral, slang) give someone curry, to assault (a person) verbally or physically
verb -ries, -rying, -ried
(transitive) to prepare (food) with curry powder or sauce
verb (transitive) -ries, -rying, -ried
to beat vigorously, as in order to clean
to dress and finish (leather) after it has been tanned to make it strong, flexible, and waterproof
to groom (a horse)
curry favour, to ingratiate oneself, esp with superiors
John (Anthony). 1949–94, British ice skater: won the figure-skating gold medal in the 1976 Olympic Games
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.
the spice, 1680s, from Tamil kari “sauce, relish for rice.”
- John davenport
[dav-uh n-pawrt, -pohrt] /ˈdæv ənˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt/ noun 1. John, 1597–1670, Puritan clergyman: one of the founders of New Haven. 2. a city in E Iowa, on the Mississippi River. /ˈdævənˌpɔːt/ noun 1. (mainly Brit) a tall narrow desk with a slanted writing surface and drawers at the side 2. (US & Canadian) a large sofa, […]
- John dee
[dee] /di/ noun 1. John, 1527–1608, English mathematician and astrologer. 2. a river in NE Scotland, flowing E into the North Sea at Aberdeen. 90 miles (145 km) long. 3. a river in N Wales and W England, flowing E and N into the Irish Sea. About 70 miles (110 km) long. 4. a male […]
- John deere
[deer] /dɪər/ noun 1. John, 1804–86, U.S. inventor and manufacturer of farm implements.
noun 1. an anonymous, average man. 2. a fictitious name used in legal proceedings for a male party whose true name is not known. Compare , . 3. of or for an unknown person; using the name John Doe to stand for an unknown person: The judge issued a John Doe warrant so the police […]