Definition of porridge
: a soft food made by boiling meal of grains or legumes in milk or water until thick
porridgyplay \-i-jē\ adjective
Recent Examples of porridge from the Web
Porridge is topped with cranberry molasses or miso butter.
Now there's highlighter—a whole lot of it—and finding your perfect highlighting powder, strobe cream, or glow stick is a little like Goldilocks testing out porridge.
Dishes made from porridge and dates were reportedly served ahead of sundown.
In Malaysia, try the Bubur Ayam McD, a local porridge with chicken strips.
Women cooked pease porridge and potatoes and onions over a wood fire.
Shiro dishes feature porridge made from ground dried chickpeas.
Finding the Goldilocks’ porridge amount of work often proves to be elusive.
Tchelou Bossomi, 20, also lives in the camp and says the rice, oil, beans and super cereal (a type of porridge given to hungry communities) provided by NGOs runs out quickly.
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Origin and Etymology of porridge
alteration of pottage
First Known Use: circa 1643See Words from the same year
PORRIDGE Defined for Kids
Definition of porridge for Students
: a soft food from meal or a vegetable that is boiled until thick
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