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Definition of apple sauce in English:

noun

[mass noun]
1A puree of stewed apples, typically sweetened.
Example sentences
  • Other main courses included chicken in a white wine and mushroom sauce; and breaded escalope of pork with a home-made apple sauce.
  • Such a mini-orchard looks beautiful and provides between 200 and 300 apples to eat fresh or to use in apple pies and apple sauce from mid-August through October.
  • I fed him some jarred baby food and apple sauce and helped him drink formula from a sippy cup.
2 (applesauce) North American informal Nonsense: Oh, applesauce! I will be glad when it’s all over
More example sentences
  • Oh, Chicago, what a load of applesauce!
  • Perhaps it's a bunch of applesauce.
  • I've always thought blogs were a load of applesauce, but I look forward to reading more of yours.

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