French dressing

noun

Definition of French dressing

1 : a salad dressing made with oil and vinegar or lemon juice, and spices
2 : a commercial salad dressing that is tomato-flavored and of creamy consistency

First Known Use of french dressing

1836

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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FRENCH DRESSING Defined for English Language Learners

French dressing

Definition of French dressing for English Language Learners

  • : a creamy salad dressing that is flavored with tomatoes

  • : a salad dressing made of vinegar and oil with spices


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