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ketchup

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

Simple Definition of ketchup

  • : a thick sauce made with tomatoes

Full Definition of ketchup

  1. :  a seasoned pureed condiment usually made from tomatoes

Examples of ketchup

  1. She put ketchup on her hamburger.



Variants of ketchup

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

Origin of ketchup

Malay kĕchap fish sauce


First Known Use: circa 1690



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noun ketch·up \ˈke-chəp, ˈka-\

Definition of ketchup

  1. :  a thick seasoned sauce made from tomatoes



Variants of ketchup

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

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