Definition of 'stew'
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Example sentences containing 'stew'
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Who wants to be eating hot lamb stew in that heat? Times, Sunday Times (2008)One of my most embarrassing successes was a beef stew. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We had to content ourselves with fish stew instead. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We have our coal fires and our board games and our hot stews. The Sun (2012)On the first night of our walk my mother cooked a stew from wild fruit and vegetables. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Serve with sweet potatoes roasted in the skins while the stew cooks. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Small boiled new potatoes make the stew go further. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They use them to make wonderfully light seafood and meat stews. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Extra helpings of beef stew and mash mean savings on the gas bill. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Grilled sardines and fish stew loves this. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Perfect with a rich game stew or pie. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Do you bother to make a stew if there are only two for dinner? Times, Sunday Times (2013)My lamb stew was totally tasteless. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It means spicy stew with meat. Christianity Today (2000)Out of this cultural stew, brilliance has emerged. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The meat is used to supply restaurants for turtle dishes including stews, steaks and soup. Times, Sunday Times (2013)To serve, slowly reheat the stew. Times, Sunday Times (2008)While my sons were growing up there was a long period when they wouldn't eat any dish called stew. Times, Sunday Times (2010)American society was one of a vast "melting pot," into which all ethnic differences were somehow boiled down into a common cultural stew. Sociology (1995)
Synonyms of 'stew'
hash, casserole, goulash, ragout
Trends of 'stew'
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Translations for 'stew'
British English: stew /stjuː/ NOUN
A stew is a meal made by cooking meat and vegetables in liquid at a low temperature.
...a delicious homemade stew.
- American English: stew
- Arabic: طَعَامٌ مَطْهْوٌ بِالغَليّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: guisado
- Chinese: 炖肉
- Croatian: varivo
- Czech: dušené maso
- Danish: gryderet
- Dutch: stoofschotel
- European Spanish: estofado
- Finnish: muhennos
- French: mijoter
- German: Eintopf
- Greek: στιφάδο
- Italian: stufato
- Japanese: シチュー
- Korean: 스튜
- Norwegian: stuing
- Polish: mięso duszone
- European Portuguese: guisado
- Romanian: tocană
- Russian: рагу
- Spanish: estofado
- Swedish: gryta
- Thai: สตูว์
- Turkish: güveç
- Ukrainian: печеня
- Vietnamese: món hầm
British English: stew VERB
When you stew meat, vegetables, or fruit, you cook them slowly in liquid in a closed dish.
Stew the apple and blackberries to make a thick pulp.
Definition of stew from the Collins English Dictionary
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