Russian dressing

noun

Definition of Russian dressing

:a dressing (as of mayonnaise or oil and vinegar) with added chili sauce, chopped pickles, or pimientos

First Known Use of russian dressing

1900


RUSSIAN DRESSING Defined for English Language Learners

Russian dressing

noun

Definition of Russian dressing for English Language Learners

  • : a type of salad dressing that typically contains chili sauce, chopped pickles, or pimientos


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