Definition of sukiyaki
: a dish consisting of thin slices of meat, tofu, and vegetables cooked in soy sauce and sugar
Recent Examples of sukiyaki from the Web
Hot pot is a communal meal beloved not only in China, but also Japan (shabu-shabu and sukiyaki), Vietnam (cu lau), and Korea (sinseollo).
Feastive, available only in New York, sends along the special equipment needed to make some of the meals — winter raclette and sukiyaki, for example — and picks it up later.
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Origin and Etymology of sukiyaki
Japanese, from suki- slice + yaki broil
First Known Use: 1919See Words from the same year
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