Worcestershire-sauce definition

wo͝ostər-shîr, -shər
A piquant sauce of vinegar, molasses, anchovies, tamarind concentrate, and other ingredients.
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A spicy sauce for meats, poultry, etc., containing soy, vinegar, and other ingredients: orig. made in Worcester, England.
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An English condiment; a thin piquant sauce used as a table sauce, to flavour casseroles etc. and as an ingredient in bloody Marys.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
worcestershire-sauce
Plural:
worcestershire-sauces

Origin of worcestershire-sauce

  • After Worcestershire , a county in west-central England where it was first made

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition