Thousand Island dressing


: mayonnaise with chili sauce and seasonings (such as chopped pimientos, green peppers, and onion)

Word History


Thousand Islands, islands in the St. Lawrence River

First Known Use

1912, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Thousand Island dressing was in 1912

Dictionary Entries Near Thousand Island dressing

Cite this Entry

“Thousand Island dressing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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