redeye gravy

noun
red·​eye gravy | \ ˈred-ˌī- How to pronounce redeye gravy (audio) \

Definition of redeye gravy

: gravy made from the juices of ham and often flavored with coffee

Examples of redeye gravy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Big City boys stared at the grits, sausage, biscuits and redeye gravy. David Whitley, OrlandoSentinel.com, 20 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of redeye gravy

1931, in the meaning defined above

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“Redeye gravy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/redeye%20gravy. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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