Meaning of guacamole in English:


Pronunciation /ˌɡwakəˈməʊli/ /ˌɡwakəˈməʊleɪ/

Translate guacamole into Spanish


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

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


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