Definition of Canadian bacon in English:

Canadian bacon


  • [mass noun] Cured meat from the back of a pig; back bacon.

    ‘we start by opting for leaner meats that still pack tons of flavour, including Canadian bacon’
    • ‘If you need to have meat, have a couple of strips of grilled chicken breast or well grilled canadian bacon on top of the salad.’
    • ‘The dish - poached eggs and Canadian bacon on an English muffin, all topped with hollandaise sauce - remains a brunch staple in the city's most luxurious restaurants.’
    • ‘Nick woke up to the aroma of fresh brewed coffee and Canadian bacon.’
    • ‘Where would Hawaiian pizza be without Canadian bacon?’
    • ‘I ordered a carafe of Chianti and an extra-large pineapple and Canadian bacon pizza.’
    • ‘Be sure to order a combo of No. 12 (hot sausage, caramelized onions, kalamata olives, and traditional sauce) and No. 19 (caramelized onions, Canadian bacon, and spicy rosemary sauce).’
    • ‘That meat on your Eggs Benedict may be called Canadian bacon, but if you go to Canada, that's not the Canadian bacon you will get.’