Definition of gravy
- with expenses now paid, future money is pure gravy
- —K. Crossen
The bonus he received in addition to his salary was pure gravy.
order a large serving of fries with extra gravy
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: a sauce made from the juices of cooked meat
: something valuable or pleasing that is more than what is earned or expected
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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