noun ketch·up \ˈke-chəp, ˈka-\\ˈke-chəp, ˈka-; ˈkat-səp\

: a thick sauce made with tomatoes

Full Definition of KETCHUP

:  a seasoned pureed condiment usually made from tomatoes

Variants of KETCHUP

ketch·up also catch·up \ˈke-chəp, ˈka-\ or cat·sup \ˈke-chəp, ˈka-; ˈkat-səp\

Examples of KETCHUP

  1. She put ketchup on her hamburger.

Origin of KETCHUP

Malay kĕchap fish sauce
First Known Use: circa 1690
KETCHUP Defined for Kids


noun ketch·up \ˈke-chəp, ˈka-\

Definition of KETCHUP for Kids

:  a thick seasoned sauce made from tomatoes

Variants of KETCHUP

ketch·up also cat·sup \ˈke-chəp, ˈka-; ˈkat-səp\


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