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
In Malaysia, try the Bubur Ayam McD, a local porridge with chicken strips.
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Origin and Etymology of porridge
alteration of pottage
First Known Use: circa 1643
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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