from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A sticky, dark brown, strongly flavoured spread based on a yeast extract (a by-product of beer brewing), eaten on toast, in sandwiches, etc.
- n. Something which people either love or hate
- v. To apply Marmite to.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A pot; a kettle; specifically, an earthenware pot in which soup is made and served.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. soup cooked in a large pot
- n. a large pot especially one with legs used e.g. for cooking soup
It's what I term Marmite architecture - you either love it or you hate it, there's no in between, "Black said.
I had a bit of an accident in Marmite today, but I'm thankful.
She also discovered Marmite, which is a yeasty, salty spread like Vegemite, and Hob-Nobs, a tasty chocolate-covered cracker.
PR guru Simon Lewis, master of the so-called Marmite Jar strategy, has been brought in to help Gordon Brown.
Then, of course, there are the so-called Marmite blogs - the ones you either love or hate.
The admirable BBC radio presenter Peter Allen described it as a 'Marmite' sport, either loved or hated, and although I gently point out that his own precious golf is hardly 'milk chocolate', and adored by all, he makes a fair point.
Geri Halliwell has compared Victoria Beckham to "Marmite".
Opinion polls suggest David Miliband will gain the most first preference votes from Labour members - under the complex electoral college system the party uses to elect its leaders - but he may struggle to pick up second and third preferences, leading to claims he is the "Marmite" candidate - people either love him or hate him.
"Marmite" o wleidydd - yn rhyw un i'w gasÃ¡u neu i'w ddwli arno, yn Ã´l eich chwaeth.
"Marmite", on the album, is probably not a paean to the yeast-flavoured ointment we Brits rub on our toast, however, but Cockney rhyming slang for "rubbish" (via "talking shite").
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