Definition of sukiyaki in English:

sukiyaki

noun

  • A Japanese dish of sliced meat, especially beef, fried rapidly with vegetables and sauce.

    ‘In Japan, mitsuba is added fresh or cooked to soups, salads, sukiyaki, sashimi, tempura batter, custards, rice, and vinegared foods.’
    • ‘They may also be added to ‘one-pot’ dishes such as sukiyaki, or be fried as tempura.’
    • ‘The Japanese cuisine, as served in the Yamato, is authentic with the various styles covering sashimi, sushi, sukiyaki and tempura items, plus many others such as yaki soba, a favorite of the golfing guru Mike Franklin.’
    • ‘Other specialities to relish were Thai dishes like ‘Had Phad King’ and ‘Phad Phongari’, besides Japanese delicacies such as vegetable tampura and sukiyaki.’
    • ‘Dinner usually brings tofu in a pot dish such as sukiyaki or yosenabe.’
    • ‘The bill for my first meal, at the bar - with the Kobe-beef sukiyaki - was exactly the same.’
    • ‘There is a Japanese station with Miso soup, assorted sushi and sashimi (and Miss Terry's favourite wasabe) as well as sukiyaki, yakisoba and tempura.’
    • ‘Japanese beef is typically pricier than imports, and often reserved for delicacies like sukiyaki - thin strips of marbled meat boiled with vegetables.’
    • ‘North Korean soldiers were hardened, seasoned, and rugged compared to U.S. troops, who were soft from easy living on sake, sukiyaki, and fraternization during the occupation of Japan.’

Pronunciation

sukiyaki

/ˌso͞okēˈyäkē/ /ˌsukiˈjɑki/

Origin

Japanese, from suki ‘to slice thinly’ + yaki ‘to fry, grill, sear’.