Definition of English mustard in US English:

English mustard


  • A kind of mustard made from mustard seeds milled to a powder, having a very hot taste and typically bright yellow in color.

    • ‘The pork knuckle was huge and came with a small container of hot English mustard.’
    • ‘The dish came with various condiments - low fat mayonnaise, salad cream, vinegar, tomato sauce, French mustard, English mustard, brown sauce (all in sachet form).’
    • ‘When it comes to Christmas food I'm completely conventional - turkey, roast potatoes, roast parsnips, bread sauce, stuffing, English mustard and sausages.’
    • ‘Small side dishes came with English mustard, horseradish sauce and mint sauce.’
    • ‘He travelled with English marmalade, an egg cup and insisted on English mustard.’
    • ‘Chilli sauces, smooth English mustard and even salty, tangy lime pickle have much to commend them as bedfellows in a sausage sandwich.’