Definition of Thousand Island dressing in US English:

Thousand Island dressing


  • A dressing for salad or seafood consisting of mayonnaise with ketchup and chopped pickles.

    • ‘In a nearby refrigerator, he found a bowl of salad with Thousand Island dressing, and found a spoon, fork, and knife in a nearby drawer.’
    • ‘The Thousand Island dressing, or whatever it is that they put on the crab, is just too good.’
    • ‘We had biscuits and eggs and salad with Thousand Island dressing.’
    • ‘A salad with a lot of Thousand Island dressing is just as bad as a cheeseburger.’
    • ‘Steamed broccoli tastes good with most sauce or dressings, such as mayonnaise, Thousand Island dressing or horseradish sauce.’


Thousand Island dressing

/ˈθaʊznd ˈaɪlənd ˈdrɛsɪŋ//ˈTHouznd ˈīlənd ˈdresiNG/