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Definition of "condiment" [con•di•ment]

  • A substance, such as a relish, vinegar, or spice, used to flavor or complement food. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "condiment" in a sentence
  • "But it's still a unique, spicy, good eatin 'condiment that is worth a try."
  • "IF the condiment is totally new to you and so you are having trouble deciding what it should taste like, I recommend setting it aside until you have the rice vermicelli made, and then drizzling a little on the noodles and judging from that."
  • "I read later that the chili condiment is made with buffalo hide (yum)"