Definition of steak
1a : a slice of meat cut from a fleshy part of a beef carcassb : a similar slice of a specified meat other than beef ham steakc : a cross-section slice of a large fish swordfish steak
2 : ground beef prepared for cooking or for serving in the manner of a steak hamburger steak
Examples of steak in a Sentence
I grilled a steak for dinner.
We had steak and potatoes for dinner.
Recent Examples of steak from the Web
To prepare steaks, in a large bowl, mix beef with bread crumbs, onion, egg, water and Worcestershire sauce.
Hilo Fish Company’s recalled products include 8-ounce steaks with label code 627152, and tuna cubes in 15-pound cases with label code 705342.
There's early 20th-century pioneer Edward Weston's disorienting details of mushroom caps and cabbage, and Irving Penn's gloriously gross still lifes -- raw steak, egg, potato chip and butter -- or Fischli & Weiss' playfully moribund sandwich meats.
Both soon should have more disposable income to blow on wings, steaks or a new home.
Salon had a playful dinner menu, with dishes like steak tartare, beets with goat cheese mousse and foie gras with bacon jam prepared with the sculptural care of a pastry chef.
Breakfast items will include a build-your-own omelet, pancakes, avocado toast, steak & eggs and more.
Today, a growing number of iconic brands are putting their names on products outside their areas of expertise, ranging from hotels and condos to wedding dresses and steaks.
El Fogon also has specialty dishes such as the Hawaiano with seasoned steak, ham, pineapple and cheese, and several desserts including flan.
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Origin and Etymology of steak
Middle English steke, from Old Norse steik; akin to Old Norse steikja to roast on a stake, stik stick, stake — more at stick
First Known Use: 15th century
STEAK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of steak for English Language Learners
: a thick, flat piece of meat and especially beef
: a thick, flat piece of fish
: beef that is cut into small pieces and used for stews, casseroles, etc.
STEAK Defined for Kids
Definition of steak for Students
1 : a thick slice of meat and especially beef
2 : a thick slice of a large fish (as salmon)
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