from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Resembling broth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Shaggy; stiff.


broth +‎ -y (Wiktionary)


  • Toss with tongs, then cover and cook over medium-low heat for 4 to 5 minutes, until kale is completely wilted and tomatoes have created a brothy sauce.

    Grills Gone Wild

  • The spinach, though, was another story: even the most ardent brothy-breast haters thought the Walmart spinach was fresher.

    The Great Grocery Smackdown

  • They're perfect for shoring up unfilling salads and brothy soups, stuffing small birds and pork loins or standing in for rice in risottos.

    Get Your Freekeh On

  • All of that spicy, brothy, limey goodness is just what the doctor ordered for a stuffed head and scratchy sore throat.

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  • But you guys know that when I am sick I want soup -- preferably spicy and preferably sour and always brothy.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • As a chef, Gabrielle Hamilton has always wanted to serve the "salty, sweet, starchy, brothy, crispy things that one craves when one is actually hungry."

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  • "There would be no foam and no 'conceptual' or 'intellectual' food, just the salty, sweet, starchy, brothy, crispy things that one craves when one is actually hungry," she writes.

    Book review: 'Blood, Bones & Butter' delectable when chef Hamilton's in charge

  • He tries to avoid ingredients that taste and smell perfumed—oily and overly floral—and draws a distinction between herbs that taste "vegetative" and those that taste "brothy."

    The All-Star Alchemist of Top-Shelf Tea

  • Some are brothy, some soupy and some so thick that they creep forward like lava when you tip the pot.

    Holy-Moly Lobster Mole

  • One sweet, brothy soup involved grilled peaches, chestnuts, hunks of tender lamb and soft potatoes.

    Anne Peterson: Eat Your Way Through Istanbul (PHOTOS)


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