American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Being or served with a sauce of tomatoes, onions, garlic, and spices: spaghetti marinara.
- n. Marinara sauce.
- adj. Prepared with tomatoes, or in a tomato sauce.
- adj. Australia Of pasta: In a seafood sauce. Of pizza: With seafood topping.
- n. A marinara sauce.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. An Italian sauce containing tomatoes, garlic, herbs, and spices.
- adj. Served in marinara sauce; -- used postpositionally, as veal
- n. sauce for pasta; contains tomatoes and garlic and herbs
- From Italian alla marinara, "sailor style". (Wiktionary)
- Italian (alla) marinara, in sailor style, feminine of marinaro, of the sea, sailor, from marino, marine; see marina. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Also eggplant, which I love to eat deep fried or baked in marinara sauce and Parmesan cheese.”
“In Oz if you ask for marinara, you would expect to get seafood, apparently the word marinara derives from the Italian for sailor, marinaio.”
“They taste like crap, but if you drown them in marinara it’s sort of like eating spaghetti.”
“Lucy, you go find a package of spaghetti and also a jar of sauce called marinara.”
“Competing with, and not exactly compatible with, the marinara is the smell of granola and ginger granola bars.”
“Pasta and sauce any pasta with some kind of marinara sauce”
“Frank is particularly fond of any recipe with tomatoes, and usually we've found that in restaurants that if you see a menu item that's "marinara," whatever-it-is is going to be served with a tomato-based sauce.”
“especially if you add hot peppers and marinara, which isn't mentioned on the menu.”
“The new "marinara" sauce they're using on the pizza overpowered everything else on the pizza AND tasted absolutely horrible.”
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It's an odd-looking pattern in English. Please add words if it makes you happy. :) K-POW! Wow @gulyasrobi!
Go for it, brothers and sisters! I personally have been suffering long for lack of an open reduplicatives list
Words with a certain flowing, silly sound to them; I may as well have found them in a James Joyce novel.
Looking for tweets for marinara.