Definition of guacamole in English:



  • A dish of mashed avocado mixed with chopped onion, tomatoes, chili peppers, and seasoning.

    • ‘Once we got to the beach, the rain tapered to a slight drizzle and we had our lunch of fajitas and quesadillas topped with fresh guacamole and a choice of mild or hot salsa.’
    • ‘For starters, there's freshly mashed guacamole or tortilla soup.’
    • ‘If you've only eaten avocados in guacamole, try them in salads, too, where they'll add richness and flavor.’
    • ‘They came with small dishes of salsa, guacamole and sour cream.’
    • ‘But it's a frankfurter served up Chilean-style, and that means a liberal topping of chopped tomatoes, guacamole and mayonnaise.’
    • ‘The dish did come with some great guacamole, seasoned rice, and a salad of lettuce and shredded carrot with a creamy dressing.’
    • ‘Fresh ingredients, creamy guacamole and zingy seasonings combine for delicious flavor.’
    • ‘Burgers, with toppings like guacamole, blue cheese, and grilled onions, are served alongside thick potato wedges.’
    • ‘Out goes cranberry sauce and in come chicken wings, chips, guacamole, pizza and beer.’
    • ‘You're asked how spicy you'd like your first-rate, made-to-order guacamole, and that's how it comes.’
    • ‘Here, too, were all the usual suspects: tortillas, guacamole, salsa, cheese and refried beans - it is a Mexican restaurant, after all.’
    • ‘I have to go make homemade guacamole and sun-dried tomato dip, scarf down dinner, vacuum, shower and dress myself.’
    • ‘Your choices are: pan-fried onion, hummus, eggplant spread, sun-dried tomato, and guacamole.’
    • ‘Even the chips are the real deal; I inevitably end up eating more than I mean to, usually with a side of respectable chile con queso or guacamole.’
    • ‘Both come with rice, a fresh tomato, cucumber and bocconcini salad, guacamole, and a handful of corn chips.’
    • ‘Perhaps the best-known avocado dish is guacamole.’
    • ‘Top salads and sandwiches with avocados or guacamole.’
    • ‘We'd have margaritas and eat chips and guacamole.’
    • ‘Forget all those bastardisations of potato skins that have been deep-fried and smeared in guacamole.’
    • ‘So, smear the wrap or sandwich with guacamole, hummus, coleslaw or tzatziki and add in some salami, tinned tuna or grated farmhouse cheddar.’


Latin American Spanish, from Nahuatl ahuacamolli, from ahuacatl avocado + molli sauce.