redeye gravy

noun

red·​eye gravy ˈred-ˌī- How to pronounce redeye gravy (audio)
: gravy made from the juices of ham and often flavored with coffee

Examples of redeye gravy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Main course choices are lobster quiche Florentine served with a Fuji apple salad, roasted avocado and crab cake on brioche toast, or steak and eggs with potatoes au gratin and redeye gravy. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 6 May 2023 The Big City boys stared at the grits, sausage, biscuits and redeye gravy. David Whitley, OrlandoSentinel.com, 20 Jan. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1931, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of redeye gravy was in 1931

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“Redeye gravy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/redeye%20gravy. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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