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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [chuht-nee]
    • /ˈtʃʌt ni/
    • /ˈtʃʌt.ni/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chuht-nee]
    • /ˈtʃʌt ni/

Definitions of chutney word

  • variable noun chutney Chutney is a cold sauce made from fruit, vinegar, sugar, and spices. It is sold in jars and you eat it with meat or cheese. 3
  • noun chutney a pickle of Indian origin, made from fruit, vinegar, spices, sugar, etc 3
  • noun chutney a type of music popular in the Caribbean Asian community, much influenced by calypso 3
  • noun chutney a relish made of fruits, as raisins and mangoes, spices, herbs, and sugar, with vinegar or lemon juice 3
  • noun plural chutney a sauce or relish of East Indian origin, often compounded of both sweet and sour ingredients, as fruits and herbs, with spices and other seasoning. 1
  • noun chutney A spicy condiment made of fruits or vegetables with vinegar, spices, and sugar, originating in India. 1

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Origin of chutney

First appearance:

before 1805
One of the 41% newest English words
First recorded in 1805-15, chutney is from the Hindi word chatnī

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Parts of speech for Chutney


chutney popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 75% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

chutney usage trend in Literature

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Top questions with chutney

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