gravy gravy  /ˈɡreɪ vi/


  1. (n) a sauce made by adding stock, flour, or other ingredients to the juice and fat that drips from cooking meats
  2. (n) the seasoned but not thickened juices that drip from cooking meats; often a little water is added
  3. (n) a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)


  1. If a candidate in addition has a personality that gives the opposition fits, or a few character flaws it deplores, that is gravy.
  2. Even when their food isn't fried, they like to smother it in gravy.
  3. He ate fried chicken, ham and grits with red gravy and plenty of hot biscuits.


  1. CUMBERLAND AREA NEWS: Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department food fundraisers slated

    John E. LePage Jr. Correspondent Published: June 16, 2013 8:00AM CUMBERLAND -- On June 23, the Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department will have a sausage breakfast fundraiser at the firehouse on Main Street. The menu will include biscuits, sausage gravy, eggs, sausage links and sausage patties....
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Daily Jeffersonian

  2. Summer meal program

    Bedford Middle School June 17-21 BREAKFAST (9-10 a.m.) Monday: Poptart and sausage patty Tuesday: Ham and cheese muffin Wednesday: Biscuit & gravy Thursday: French toast sticks ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Bedford Times-Mail

  3. Gravy Boys bring blend of rock, bluegrass to Oriental

    ORIENTAL — Mix a pinch of rock, a handful of honky tonk and a splash of bluegrass, and you’ve got The Gravy Boys. The Gravy Boys present a free concert sponsored by the Pamlico Musical Society June 22 at Lou Mac Park in Oriental.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New Bern Sun Journal

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  1. "He did everything he could to keep this investigation going," said Steve Hartman, an attorney for El-Hindi. "That's how he stayed on the gravy train."
    on Apr 1, 2008 By: Steve Hartman Source: Lancaster Eagle Gazette

  2. "Going in we knew we would have an amazing year with her, and that anything beyond that would be gravy," Frons said. "But we were willing to take the chance because we understood what a coup it was to entice Ro back to daytime television. So...
    on Apr 25, 2007 By: Brian Frons Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "Wartime funding should be not used as a gravy train," said Senate GOP conservative Judd Gregg of New Hampshire.
    on Mar 9, 2007 By: Judd Gregg Source: Washington Post

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