From Middle English greavie; probably from greaves, graves, the sediment of melted tallow, from Old French. See greaves.
gravy (usually uncountable, plural gravies)
- (uncountable) A thick sauce made from the fat or juices that come out from meat or vegetables as they are being cooked.
- (countable) A type of gravy.
- (uncountable, Italian-American) Sauce used for pasta.
- (uncountable) Unearned gain.
- (uncountable) Extra benefit.
- The first thousand tickets and the concessions cover the venue and the band. The rest is gravy.
For usage examples of this term, see the citations page.
- Korean: 그레이비 (geureipi)
- Lao: please add this translation if you can
- Latin: ius (la) n, sucus (la) m
- Latvian: vira f
- Lithuanian: padažas m
- Maltese: please add this translation if you can
- Maori: wairanu, wairaraua, whāranu, whakaranu, wairenga
- Navajo: biiʼooʼéél, béʼéltsʼééʼ
- Norwegian: saus (no) m
- Old English: please add this translation if you can
- Persian: مرق (fa), یخنی (fa)
- Polish: sos z pieczeni m
- Portuguese: molho (pt) m
- Romanian: please add this translation if you can
- Russian: подливка (ru) f (podlívka), соус (ru) m (sóus)
- Scottish Gaelic: sùgh m, sùgh feòla m
- Spanish: salsa (es) f
- Swedish: sås (sv) c, skysås c
- Thai: น้ำมันที่ไหลออกจากเนื้อย่าง (nám man têe lăi òk jàak néua yâang)
- Turkish: etsuyu
- Ukrainian: підли́вка f (pidlývka), со́ус m (sóus)
- Welsh: saws (cy) m