Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

sashimi

play
noun sa·shi·mi \ˈsä-shə-mē, sä-ˈshē-\

Simple Definition of sashimi

  • : a Japanese food made of thinly sliced raw fish

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sashimi

  1. :  a Japanese dish of thinly sliced raw fish

Origin and Etymology of sashimi

Japanese


First Known Use: 1876


Learn More about sashimi


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up sashimi? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a very small amount

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alphabet-pasta-spelling-help

Which is the correct spelling?

acommadate acommodate accomodate accommodate
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ