ketchup ketchup  /ˈkɛ tʃəp/


  • (n) thick spicy sauce made from tomatoes



  1. It's not just in cereals and soft drinks but also in ketchup and bologna, baked goods, soups and salad dressings.
  2. You can start by passing the ketchup.
  3. I recently bought a squeeze bottle of ketchup from a major purveyor of condiments who, legal discretion advises, should probably remain nameless.


  1. Heinz cuts 45 jobs at British factory

    By Alex Nixon, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review H.J. Heinz Co. is cutting 45 jobs at a factory in the United Kingdom, part of a wider review of efficiency by the Pittsburgh ketchup ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News

  2. Put down the ketchup and hear the question

    They are calling it Ketchup Gate, and it has military wives seeing red. Last week, Rajiv Chandrasekaran wrote an article for the Washington-Post ( ) which, on its surface, seemed to suggest that military families take advantage of taxpayers. Yes, I cringed, too. Then I read it again. read more
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Times Record

  3. Heinz Acquisition Closed on Jun 7 - Analyst Blog

    Ketchup maker, H.J. Heinz Company's acquisition by 3G Capital and Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. ( BRK.B ) closed last week on Jun 7. In mid-Feb 2013, Heinz agreed to be acquired by an
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

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  1. "The goals will come. They'll come naturally," Ronaldo said. "It's like a great player once told me: Goals are like ketchup ...... you keep on forcing it, then it comes all at once."
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Cristiano Ronaldo Source: The Associated Press

  2. "I was never at a place where rehab would have been appropriate," Bateman explained. "Booze was what would make me want to stay out all night and do some blow or smoke a joint or whatever, so shutting that off was key. It's like ketchup and...
    on Jul 8, 2009 By: Jason Bateman Source:

  3. "There was a tough stretch where we didn't score any goals, but when the ketchup bottle opens, you know the saying, when it opens, it flows," said Perry.
    on Feb 7, 2008 By: Corey Perry Source: Sports Network

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