[guh-spah-choh; Spanish gahth-pah-chaw, gahs-]

noun Spanish Cookery.

a soup made of chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, garlic, oil, and vinegar, and served cold.

Origin of gazpacho

Borrowed into English from Spanish around 1835–45 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for gazpacho

Contemporary Examples of gazpacho

  • When gazpacho is on the blackboard menu at lunch, it's a must.

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    Holy Molé: Tucson’s Mexican Food with a Kick

    Jane & Michael Stern

    June 29, 2014

  • A summer meal might include gougéres, gazpacho, tuna persille, chicken, two cheese courses, and chocolate mousse.

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    A Burgundy Wine Feast

    Sophie Menin

    July 4, 2010

  • Recipe Even vegans can enjoy this gazpacho with tiny olive croutons.

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    Fresh Picks

    Douglas Rodriguez

    July 21, 2009

Historical Examples of gazpacho

  • He will eat a plateful of gazpacho or puchero, a sardine, half a roll of bread, and drink clear water as often as wine.

    Spanish Life in Town and Country

    L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street

British Dictionary definitions for gazpacho



a Spanish soup made from tomatoes, peppers, etc, and served cold

Word Origin for gazpacho

from Spanish
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