Main definitions of mayo in English

: mayo1Mayo2

mayo1

noun

informal
  • ‘she can have lean turkey with mustard and skip the mayo’
    short for mayonnaise
    • ‘The potato base was accompanied by generous chunks of salmon and leak and served with salad and a wasabi mayo.’
    • ‘As we all know, the mayo in the tuna, the oil in the tofu and chocolate chips in the pudding contain enough calories and fat for an entire day.’
    • ‘On our last visit we tried the BBQ pork with pickles, mayo, soya sauce and cilantro for $3.50.’
    • ‘Inscribe this on my tombstone: He liked his mayo, but gave his life for his schmaltz.’
    • ‘There's no special sauce or anything, although they do use ketchup, mustard and mayo.’
    • ‘Stir together the mayo and the creme fraiche or sour cream.’
    • ‘To add zip to your fat-free mayo, mix in some cayenne pepper.’
    • ‘Mix together the low-fat mayo with the cheese and garlic.’
    • ‘First prepare the mayo: place the egg yolks, mustard, 1 tsp lemon juice and plenty of salt and pepper in a food processor and process for a few seconds.’
    • ‘I said that because of the condiments: the mustard and mayo, the lettuce, tomato and onion.’
    • ‘The big man was delighted with his prawns, which were simply but attractively presented with the garlic mayo served in half an oyster shell.’
    • ‘It's particularly tough to notice the excess in California rolls because the white crab conceals the mayo.’
    • ‘Ginger-wasabi mayo and Asian slaw spark the wine's lemony finish.’
    • ‘You can have marinated chicken and spiced mayo in a French loaf or grilled aubergine with mozzarella in multi-grain bread.’
    • ‘Than he would come back five hours later for lunch and he would sit in the same stool and order the pastrami on rye, easy on the mayo and a large coke, with a side curly fries.’
    • ‘The mayo calls for 2 egg yolks, salt, dry mustard, vinegar, and one cup of olive oil.’
    • ‘To save calories, hold the mayo and add some yourself if you need it.’
    • ‘I always bring things like pre-made chicken salad, tuna salad and salmon salad - minus the mayo.’
    • ‘Yes, this carnivore's haven offers a veggie burger that, when ordered without the mayo, is actually low in fat.’
    • ‘I had a hummus and chicken wrap with roasted peppers that would have been delicious but for the watery mayo it was drenched in.’

Pronunciation

mayo

/ˈmeɪəʊ/

Main definitions of mayo in English

: mayo1Mayo2

Mayo2

proper noun

  • A county in the Republic of Ireland, in the north-western part of the province of Connacht; county town, Castlebar.

Pronunciation

Mayo

/ˈmeɪəʊ/