Definition of Stew in English :

Define Stew in English

Stew meaning in English

Meaning of Stew in English

Pronunciation of Stew in English

Stew pronunciation in English

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Stew

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Noun

1. fret, lather, stew, sweat, swither

agitation resulting from active worry

Example Sentences:
'don't get in a stew'
'he's in a sweat about exams'

2. stew

food prepared by stewing especially meat or fish with vegetables

Verb

3. brood, grizzle, stew

be in a huff; be silent or sullen

4. grudge, stew

bear a grudge; harbor ill feelings

5. stew

cook slowly and for a long time in liquid

Example Sentences:
'Stew the vegetables in wine'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Stew

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noun
1. 
a. 
a dish of meat, fish, or other food, cooked by stewing
b. 
(as modifier)
stew pot
2. informal
a difficult or worrying situation or a troubled state (esp in the phrase in a stew)
3. 
a heterogeneous mixture
a stew of people of every race
4. (usually plural) archaic
a brothel
5. obsolete
a public room for hot steam baths
verb
6. 
to cook or cause to cook by long slow simmering
7. (intransitive) informal
to be troubled or agitated
8. (intransitive) informal
to be oppressed with heat or crowding
9. 
to cause (tea) to become bitter or (of tea) to become bitter through infusing for too long
10.  stew in one's own juice
noun British
1. 
a fishpond or fishtank
2. 
an artificial oyster bed

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Stew

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verb transitive
1. 
to cook by simmering or boiling slowly for a long time
verb intransitive
2. 
to undergo cooking in this way
3. 
to be oppressed with heat, crowded conditions, etc.
4. 
to fret, fume, or worry; be vexed or troubled
noun
5.  Obsolete
brothel
usually used in pl.
6. 
a dish, esp. a mixture of meat and vegetables, cooked by stewing
7. 
a state of vexation or worry
noun
Slang
stewardess

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Stew

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v. stewed, stew·ing, stews
v.tr.
To cook (food) by simmering or boiling slowly.
v.intr.
1. To undergo cooking by boiling slowly or simmering.
2. Informal To suffer with oppressive heat or stuffy confinement; swelter.
3. Informal To be in a state of anxiety or agitation. See Synonyms at boil1.
n.
1.
a. A dish cooked by stewing, especially a mixture of meat or fish and vegetables with stock.
b. A mixture likened to this dish.
2. Informal Mental agitation: in a stew over the lost keys.
3. often stews Archaic A brothel.

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