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Noun: gravy  grey-vee
  1. A sauce made by adding stock, flour, or other ingredients to the juice and fat that drips from cooking meats
  2. The seasoned but not thickened juices that drip from cooking meats; often a little water is added
    - pan gravy
  3. [informal] A sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)
    - boom, bonanza, gold rush, godsend, manna from heaven, windfall, bunce [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: gravies

Type of: happening, juice, natural event, occurrence, occurrent, sauce

Encyclopedia: Gravy