Definition of au jus in English:

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au jus

Pronunciation: /ō ˈZHo͞os/ Pronunciation: /ˈZHY/

Entry from US English dictionary


(Of meat) with its own natural juices from cooking.
Example sentences
  • But although I ordered the most expensive thing on the menu - steak au jus, or whatever - I always failed.
  • On a recent lunchtime visit, I ordered an Alberta beef sandwich served on freshly baked ciabatta bread with caramelized onions, spicy rouille and aged sharp cheddar, served au jus with fries.
  • It's bad enough having to gnaw on the inedible beef au jus and starchy carrot sticks.


French 'with the juice.'.

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Syllabification: au jus

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