Definition of ketchup
: a seasoned pureed condiment usually made from tomatoes
Examples of ketchup in a sentence
She put ketchup on her hamburger.
Origin and Etymology of ketchup
Malay kĕchap fish sauce
First Known Use: circa 1690
KETCHUP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ketchup for English Language Learners
: a thick sauce made with tomatoes
KETCHUP Defined for Kids
catsup\ˈke-chəp, ˈka-; ˈkat-səp\
Definition of ketchup for Students
: a thick seasoned sauce made from tomatoes
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