porridge
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈpɒɹɪdʒ/
  • (GA, Canada) IPA: /ˈpɔɹɪdʒ/
  • (NYC) IPA: /ˈpɑɹɪdʒ/
Noun

porridge (uncountable)

  1. A dish made of grain or legumes, milk and/or water, heated and stirred until thick and typically eaten for breakfast.
    Eat your porridge while it's hot!
  2. (chiefly, Britain) Oatmeal porridge.
  3. (British, slang) A prison sentence.
    Just do your porridge and keep your head down.
  4. (rare) A type of thick soup or stew, especially thickened with barley.
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