Definition of mayonnaise
: a dressing made chiefly of egg yolks, vegetable oils, and vinegar or lemon juice
Recent Examples of mayonnaise from the Web
Spread 8 slices whole-grain toast with low-fat mayonnaise.
Firehouse Subs is known for hot subs piled with steamed meats and cheeses, including the Hook a Ladder (turkey, ham and Monterey Jack cheese with mayonnaise, mustard, lettuce, tomato and onion) and the Smokehouse Beef & Cheddar Brisket sub.
In February, Kraft Heinz briefly flirted with the idea of buying Unilever, the British-Dutch maker of Dove soap, Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and Hellmann’s mayonnaise.
Whisk in the mayonnaise, parsley and egg, then season with salt and pepper to taste.
In a medium bowl, using a wooden spoon, blend the goat cheese with the cheddar cheese, mayonnaise, pimentos, scallions, relish, and onion powder.
The rumors of the upcoming iPad Mini have been coming fast and thick, like a roller coaster made of mayonnaise, even though as of this writing there is no official announcement of an upcoming iPad Mini.
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Origin and Etymology of mayonnaise
First Known Use: 1845
MAYONNAISE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mayonnaise for English Language Learners
: a thick, white sauce used especially in salads and on sandwiches and made chiefly of eggs, vegetable oil, and vinegar or lemon juice
: a food made by mixing something (such as chopped eggs) with mayonnaise
MAYONNAISE Defined for Kids
Definition of mayonnaise for Students
: a creamy dressing usually made of egg yolk, oil, and vinegar or lemon juice
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