Meaning of crudo in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkruːdəʊ/


mass noun
  • A dish of raw fish or seafood, typically dressed with oil, citrus juice, and seasonings.

    ‘starters include crudo, garlic shrimp and polenta, and risotto with scampi’
    • ‘we started with the yellowtail crudo, which was delicious’
    • ‘I recommend a nice bottle of wine and several crudo plates’
    • ‘New Yorkers are currently big on crudo, an Italian version of sushi.’
    • ‘A trio of Pacific Fish crudo we once tried, with the exception of the tuna, was unexciting.’
    • ‘He offers six varieties of crudo, the Venetian-inspired take on sashimi that's currently ubiquitous on Manhattan menus.’
    • ‘Once you have prepared your tuna crudo with olive praline and caper espresso, you can plump for the next hot trend: Bring Your Own Food to a Dinner Party.’
    • ‘Ideal Meal: Lobster and fluke crudo, fried calamari, whole grilled dorado, pear-cranberry crisp.’
    • ‘He began his hesitant explorations with a simple though surprisingly nice crudo of yellowfin and yellowtail tuna intermingled with uni and bits of citrus.’
    • ‘Then there is his hamachi crudo – the most delicate white yellowtail imaginable, sliced thin and marinated in Meyer lemon and olive oil, sprinkled with pine nuts.’
    • ‘You might opt for a plate of crudo, in three small but bracingly fresh variations, each topped with a different type of salt.’
    • ‘The tuna crudo was a smart presentation of sliced fish alongside flavorings of pequillo pepper, fried capers and a house-made citrus oil.’
    • ‘There are crudo bars springing up all over Manhattan, so you can bet your carrot batons they'll be here soon.’
    • ‘Standout appetizers included a chic crudo plate of hamachi, fluke and tuna.’


Italian, literally ‘raw’.