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Pronunciation: (kûr'ē, kur'ē), [key]
n., pl. -ries,
v., -ried, -ry•ing.

1. East Indian Cookery.a pungent dish of vegetables, onions, meat or fish, etc., flavored with various spices or curry powder, and often eaten with rice.
2. any dish flavored with curry powder or the like: a lamb curry.
3. See curry powder.
4. give (someone) a bit of curry, Australian.to rebuke, discipline, or criticize; harass.

to cook or flavor (food) with curry powder or a similar combination of spices: to curry eggs. Also,currie.


Pronunciation: (kûr'ē, kur'ē), [key]
v.t., -ried, -ry•ing.
1. to rub and clean (a horse) with a currycomb.
2. to dress (tanned hides) by soaking, scraping, beating, coloring, etc.
3. to beat; thrash.
4. curry favor, to seek to advance oneself through flattery or fawning: His fellow workers despised him for currying favor with the boss.


Pronunciation: (kûr'ē, kur'ē), [key]
1. John (Anthony), 1949–94, British figure skater.
2. John Steu•art Pronunciation: (stOO'urt, styOO'-), [key] 1897–1946, U.S. painter.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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