house (salad) dressing

Definition of house (salad) dressing


  1. :  the regular salad dressing in a U.S. restaurant The house dressing is a creamy vinaigrette.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a building that serves as living quarters for one or a few families :  home

    :  a shelter or refuge (as a nest or den) of a wild animal

    :  a natural covering (as a test or shell) that encloses and protects an animal or a colony of zooids

  1. :  to provide with living quarters or shelter

    :  to store in a building

    :  to encase, enclose, or shelter as if by putting in a house (see 1house)

  1. :  any of various usually cold dishes: such as

    :  raw greens (as lettuce) often combined with other vegetables and toppings and served especially with dressing

    :  small pieces of food (as pasta, meat, fruit, or vegetables) usually mixed with a dressing (as mayonnaise) or set in gelatin

  1. :  the act or process of one who dresses

    :  an instance of such act or process

    :  a sauce for adding to a dish (as a salad)

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up house (salad) dressing? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


holding stubbornly to a belief or view

Get Word of the Day daily email!