gua·​ca·​mo·​le ˌgwä-kə-ˈmō-lē How to pronounce guacamole (audio)
: pureed or mashed avocado seasoned with condiments

Examples of guacamole in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Crunchy and satisfying, the flautas came topped with salsa roja, guacamole and cotija cheese. Christopher Kimball, San Diego Union-Tribune, 27 Sep. 2023 Dip choices include spicy ranch sauce, guacamole and nacho cheese sauce. Mike Snider, USA TODAY, 7 Sep. 2023 What's more, making your own homemade guacamole and whipping up fancy avocado toast will all be within your grasp. Andrea Beck, Better Homes & Gardens, 22 Oct. 2023 On Sunday’s episode of The Real Housewives of New York City, Jessel, Sai and Erin met to play mini golf and indulge in guacamole and cocktails on a triple date with their husbands Pavit, Abe and David. Esther Kang, Peoplemag, 9 Oct. 2023 Remember my tip about guacamole and avocado on the side? Mara Severin | Eating Out, Anchorage Daily News, 7 Sep. 2023 Cecil said one of the company’s strengths is that everything is made in-house daily, including chips, guacamole and salsa. Lawrence Specker |, al, 23 Aug. 2023 Previous research has found that foods like acai bowls, soups, sauces, and even guacamole decrease in flavanols after they are pureed and pulverized—exposed to oxygen at an elevated rate. Rebecca Jaspan, Mph, Rd, Health, 29 Sep. 2023 Diners got angry that there were no complimentary chips and salsa, or that his guacamole could come spiked with pomegranate seeds one night, and shiso another. Gustavo Arellano, Los Angeles Times, 25 July 2023 See More

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Word History


Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl āhuacamōlli, from āhuacatl avocado + mōlli sauce

First Known Use

1920, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of guacamole was in 1920

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“Guacamole.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

Kids Definition


gua·​ca·​mo·​le ˌgwäk-ə-ˈmō-lē How to pronounce guacamole (audio)
: spiced mashed avocado that is often served as a spread or dip

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