- Also called Hungarian goulash. a stew of beef or veal and vegetables, with paprika and other seasoning.
- a heterogeneous mixture; hodgepodge; jumble.
- a deal in bridge for producing hands of unusual distribution, in which the players arrange their cards of the previous deal by suit and the dealer, after cutting the cards, distributes them without shuffling in three rounds of five, five, and three cards each.
Origin of goulash
Examples from the Web for goulash
Historical Examples of goulash
She can take a Hungarian rhapsody and turn it into a goulash in about 32 bars.You Should Worry Says John Henry
George V. Hobart
Who ever heard of a goulash poet in a braid-bound cutaway and spats?The House of Torchy
As he hesitated, the goulash upon the dish before him, Linke smiled.The Secret Witness
It must taste like a mixture of Hungarian goulash and Chinese chop-suey!Tom Fairfield in Camp
For dinner they had often goulash or turoscsusza with vegetables or bread.Our Little Hungarian Cousin
Mary F. Nixon-Roulet
- Also called: Hungarian goulash a rich stew, originating in Hungary, made of beef, lamb, or veal highly seasoned with paprika
- bridge a method of dealing in threes and fours without first shuffling the cards, to produce freak hands
Word Origin for goulash
Word Origin and History for goulash
1866, from Hungarian gulyáshús, from gulyás "herdsman" + hús "meat." In Hungarian, "beef or lamb soup made by herdsmen while pasturing."