tartar sauce

noun
tar·​tar sauce | \ ˈtär-tər- How to pronounce tartar sauce (audio) \
variants: or tartare sauce

Definition of tartar sauce

: a sauce made principally of mayonnaise and chopped pickles

Examples of tartar sauce in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An array of sauces served with the fish include a curry sauce for the chips and a tartar sauce for the fish. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Fish and chips pop-up back again at Zingerman's Cornman Farms," 10 July 2020 Serve warm with horseradish remoulade, pickled okra tartar sauce, or your favorite hot sauce. Coastal Living, Southern Living, "4 Delicious Ways to Cook Oysters," 1 July 2020 Serve the fish hot with some tartar sauce, fries, and slaw, and don’t forget a Guinness to help wash it all down. Brad Fenson, Field & Stream, "5 Festive Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day Featuring Wild Game (and Beer!)," 13 Mar. 2020 Fish basket: two pieces of fish fries, hush puppies, coleslaw, tartar sauce, $12. cleveland, "Greater Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2020," 6 Mar. 2020 Dinners are $9: Two-piece fried swai dinner (mild white fish) with choice of french fries, potatoes and noodles or cabbage and noodles with coleslaw and tartar sauce. cleveland, "Greater Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2020," 6 Mar. 2020 Fried clams can be a disaster ordered outside their normal shack habitat; these are huge and juicy, fried to a satisfying crunch, with lemon and tartar sauce. BostonGlobe.com, "A fine seafood restaurant, hidden in the weeds - The Boston Globe," 10 Oct. 2019 In addition to the meat filling of choice, the set-up includes ham, cheese, lettuce, tomato, and tartar sauce. Eric Velasco, al, "This Venezuelan food truck might be the best-kept secret in Birmingham," 10 Mar. 2020 Senior and kids baskets: Mac and cheese or one piece of fish, fries, hush puppies, coleslaw, tartar sauce and lemon, $10. cleveland, "Greater Cleveland Fish Fry Guide 2020," 6 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of tartar sauce

1855, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tartar sauce

French sauce tartare

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21 Jul 2020

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“Tartar sauce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tartar%20sauce. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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tartar sauce

noun
How to pronounce tartar sauce (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of tartar sauce

: a sauce that is made of mayonnaise and chopped pickles and that is often served with fish

tartar sauce

noun
tar·​tar sauce
variants: or tartare sauce \ ˈtär-​tər-​ \

Kids Definition of tartar sauce

: a sauce made chiefly of mayonnaise and chopped pickles

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