Meaning of yogurt in English:


Pronunciation /ˈjɒɡət/

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(also British yoghurt)
mass noun
  • A semi-solid food prepared from milk fermented by added bacteria, often sweetened and flavoured.

    ‘low-fat yogurt’
    • ‘frozen yogurts’
    • ‘Chilled soup of Jaffa orange and natural yoghurt and oregano ice cream is served in the summer.’
    • ‘Cram the lumps of chicken into hot pitta bread with the spiced yoghurt and some shredded crisp lettuce.’
    • ‘Whizz the avocado, yoghurt, milk, lemon juice and vinegar in a blender until smooth.’
    • ‘There is bacteria in yogurt that breaks down lactose prior to digestion.’
    • ‘They began to produce milk and yogurt for sale at the beginning of 1987.’
    • ‘The frozen yoghurt is simply a vanilla smoothie chucked into an ice cream machine.’
    • ‘This dish consists of pork, chicken and veal cooked in yogurt and garlic.’
    • ‘For starters we both chose rosette of smoked salmon with a sour cream and fresh dill yoghurt.’
    • ‘For a sweet and crunchy snack, mix a handful of bran flakes with some low-fat yogurt.’
    • ‘Le Petit Suisse is not yogurt, but a very rich little pot of fresh, sweet fromage frais.’
    • ‘For breakfast I am to have muesli, yogurt and berries, which are all quite delicious.’
    • ‘She's always full of pizza, yoghurt, different cheeses and her favourite drink, milk.’
    • ‘Mix the water and yoghurt together, add a pinch of salt and a drop of oil.’
    • ‘When the beans are cold he stirred in more fresh dill and enough strained Greek yoghurt to bind them into a soft dip.’
    • ‘Eat organic yoghurt bought solely because it is made by a woman called Rachel.’
    • ‘Cream and yoghourt are by products of milk so they are dairy.’
    • ‘Mix equal parts lowfat mayonnaise and yogurt and use to dress coleslaw or potato salad.’
    • ‘Add pureed spinach to yoghurt instead of cream for a version of creamed spinach.’
    • ‘Frozen yogurt is lower in fat, calories and cholesterol than ice cream, and it bursts with flavour.’
    • ‘You can freeze your starter yogurt in ice cube trays so that it is convenient to have on hand.’


Early 17th century from Turkish yoǧurt.