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English noun: gravy

1. gravy (food) a sauce made by adding stock, flour, or other ingredients to the juice and fat that drips from cooking meats


Broader (hypernym)sauce

2. gravy (food) the seasoned but not thickened juices that drip from cooking meats; often a little water is added


Synonymspan gravy


Broader (hypernym)juice

3. gravy (event) a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)


SamplesThe demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed like an assembly line.


Synonymsbonanza, boom, bunce, godsend, gold rush, manna from heaven, windfall


Broader (hypernym)happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent









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