Meaning of pomodoro in English:


Pronunciation /ˌpɒməˈdɔːrəʊ/


  • Denoting a sauce made from tomatoes, typically served with pasta.

    ‘a low-calorie pomodoro sauce is the way to go if you're planning on enjoying some pasta’
    • ‘the spaghetti pomodoro was very good’
    • ‘In their hands, the penne pomodoro - a relatively common entree - was revelatory.’
    • ‘The local restaurant was serving mahi-mahi and shrimp pomodoro.’
    • ‘Starters included garlic pizza bread, an antipasto sharing plate for 10 euros, bruschetta pomodoro for 6.50, and some very inexpensive minestrone soup for 3.50.’
    • ‘Imagine his or her surprise when that pasta pomodoro in a trattoria tastes nothing like it does at "Luigi's" or "da Carlo" or whatever ersatz Italian eatery she or he has been frequenting for years.’
    • ‘The spaghetti pomodoro, cooked al dente with a gently spiced sauce, was a bit too sophisticated for the children.’
    • ‘Veal Parmesan was marred by a bitter pomodoro sauce.’
    • ‘Signature dishes include Spaghetti and Meatballs, Chicken Cacciatore, Ravioli Pomodoro and Tiramisu.’
    • ‘The main course was veal parmigiana, a paper-thin pounded chop wreathed in melted mozzarella and pomodoro sauce.’
    • ‘Pasta with a marinara or pomodoro sauce isn't a classic Tuscan dish.’
    • ‘The pomodoro sauce it comes in is tomatoey, rich, robust, and filling.’
    • ‘A generous side of perfectly al dente pasta with bright pomodoro sauce completes the meal.’
    • ‘A fellow bruncher enjoyed the spaghetti pomodoro, but lamented the pasta wasn't made in-house, something the restaurant hopes to do soon.’
    • ‘We started with one of the specials, Italian sausage stuffed risotto balls served with a pomodoro sauce.’
    • ‘My daughter got her usual penne pomodoro - also delicious!’


Italian, ‘tomato’.