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

Examples of Worcestershire sauce in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Get this timeless brisket going with the help of Worcestershire sauce, mustard, and vinegar. Sarah Martens, Better Homes & Gardens, 16 Feb. 2024 Instant espresso powder lends big flavor while dissolving seamlessly into a blend of Worcestershire sauce, liquor, and vinegar to create a braising liquid that easily tenderizes the tough cut. Inés Anguiano, Bon Appétit, 13 Feb. 2024 For the dressing: Combine the garlic, anchovies, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, powdered mustard, egg, sugar and pepper and oil in a blender or mini food processor. Becky Krystal, Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 Start with a generous helping of mayonnaise and combine with dashes of pantry staples like ketchup, chili sauce (more commonly known as sriracha), lemon juice, smoked paprika, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce (choose your favorite!), salt, garlic powder, onion powder, pepper, and dry mustard. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 22 Jan. 2024 Add beer, sauces, and seasonings: Stir in beer, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, steak sauce, garlic, bay leaves, and thyme; bring to a boil. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 31 Dec. 2023 Add remaining ingredients, and serve: Whisk in Worcestershire sauce and dry mustard until smooth. Paige Grandjean, Southern Living, 26 Dec. 2023 Vegetable juice, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, celery salt, and bourbon form the base of this spicy, tangy drink. Emily Nabors Hall, Southern Living, 17 Dec. 2023 Whisk in the mustard and Worcestershire sauce, then gradually add the cheese-flour mixture while stirring. Kat Craddock, Saveur, 6 Dec. 2023 See More

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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Worcestershire, England, where it was originally made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

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Cite this Entry

“Worcestershire sauce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Worcestershire%20sauce. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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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

Etymology

from Worcestershire, England, where it was originally made

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