Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A spicy sauce made chiefly from tomatoes and vinegar, used as a condiment.
relish, dressing, condiment, flavouringView synonyms
- ‘Dip the fish and chips into the tomato ketchup and tartare sauce as desired.’
- ‘Tomato ketchup came in a bowl and not in those dreadful sachets.’
- ‘Top with the sliced tomatoes, add more ketchup, then add the gherkins.’
- ‘Add ketchup, blend thoroughly and add ground turkey and vegetable mixture.’
- ‘In addition there is a New Orleans American style chilli sauce and the ubiquitous tomato ketchup.’
- ‘A best seller is her tomato ketchup, which is a pale orange rather than the lurid red of the commercial variety.’
- ‘The tables were neatly set, each with clean bottles of tomato ketchup, HP sauce and vinegar.’
- ‘He served it to us in leaf plates with a generous dollop of Maggie's tomato ketchup.’
- ‘If desired, however, offer a condiment bar of your favorites: lettuce, avocados, tomatoes, pickles, mayo, mustard, and catsup.’
- ‘Real chips are thick cut, fried in animal fat, and dressed not with catsup but with vinegar.’
- ‘I helped myself to sachets of ketchup and tartare sauce and tucked into my fish.’
- ‘Years later, I'm covering my chips with tomato ketchup in front of the TV.’
- ‘Where do you find the best value baked beans, sausages, ketchup and white sliced bread?’
- ‘The Bulgarians made shopska salad and surprised other children by putting ketchup on their pasta.’
- ‘To make the chilli jam, sweat off the chilli and ginger in a heavy based pan and add chilli sauce and ketchup.’
- ‘She went to the kitchen and brought back bottles of mustard and ketchup.’
- ‘If you have some rolls, a few salad leaves and extra ketchup or chutney, they can be transformed into delicious burgers.’
- ‘Garum was used in ancient Rome, and it was supposedly as ubiquitous then as ketchup is today.’
- ‘He made a mess trying to mix a concoction of catsup, mustard and hot sauce.’
- ‘I eat the four-minute lunch of the home worker, standing at the counter, shovelling in cold pizza and ketchup.’
Late 17th century: perhaps from Chinese ( Cantonese dialect) k'ē chap ‘tomato juice’.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.