Definition of au jus in English:

Share this entry

au jus

Pronunciation: /ō ˈZHo͞os/ /ˈZHY/


(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.'.

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.