Worcestershire sauce

noun

Worces·​ter·​shire sauce ˈwu̇-stər-ˌshir- How to pronounce Worcestershire sauce (audio)
-stə-,
-shər- How to pronounce Worcestershire sauce (audio)
 also  -ˌshī(-ə)r-
: a pungent sauce whose ingredients include soy, vinegar, and garlic

called also Worcestershire

Word History

Etymology

Worcestershire, England, where it was originally made

First Known Use

1843, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Worcestershire sauce was in 1843

Dictionary Entries Near Worcestershire sauce

Cite this Entry

“Worcestershire sauce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Worcestershire%20sauce. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

Worcestershire sauce

noun

Worces·​ter·​shire sauce ˈwu̇s-tər-ˌshir- How to pronounce Worcestershire sauce (audio) -shər- How to pronounce Worcestershire sauce (audio)
: a sauce whose ingredients include soy sauce, vinegar, and garlic

called also Worcestershire

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