Share this entry

herby Syllabification: herb·y
Pronunciation: /ˈ(h)ərbē/

Definition of herby in English:

adjective (herbier, herbiest)

(Of food or drink) containing or tasting or smelling of herbs.
Example sentences
  • Good Gascon whites are essential summer swiggers as their vibrant, citrusy, herby fruit goes well with or without food.
  • He lifts the lid off the pan to reveal a bubbling, herby stew.
  • I also had to work out what I would cook, so resorted to my collection of those free recipe cards they give out at Sainsbury's and picked a herby pasta thing, the only ingredient of which I already had being olive oil.

Words that rhyme with herby

Araby • tsessebi

Definition of herby in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources