cur|ry1 [ˈkʌri US ˈkə:ri] n plural curries [U and C]
[Date: 1500-1600; : Tamil; Origin: kari]
a type of food from India, consisting of meat or vegetables in a spicy sauce
chicken curry
curry 2
curry2 v past tense and past participle curried present participle currying third person singular curries
[Date: 1200-1300; : Old French; Origin: correer 'to prepare, curry', from Vulgar Latin conredare;]
[Date: (14-16 centuries); Origin: favor from favel 'brown horse (as a sign of dishonesty)' , from Old French fauvel]
curry favour (with sb)
to try to make someone like you or notice you in order to get something that you want - used to show disapproval
a businessman who made several attempts to curry favour with politicians

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