noun ter·i·ya·ki \ˌter-ē-ˈyä-kē\

: a sauce used in some Asian cooking

: a dish that is flavored with teriyaki

Full Definition of TERIYAKI

:  a Japanese dish of meat or fish that is grilled or broiled after being soaked in a seasoned soy sauce marinade

Origin of TERIYAKI

Japanese, from teri glaze + yaki broiling
First Known Use: 1962


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