Definition of sushi
: cold rice dressed with vinegar, formed into any of various shapes, and garnished especially with bits of raw seafood or vegetables
Recent Examples of sushi from the Web
The market is largely credited with making L.A. a sushi city.
Innovative Dining Group (Sushi Roku, BOA Steakhouse) makes its first Midwest appearance with this upscale robatayaki (Japanese grill) concept (augmented by plenty of sushi) in the old Bin 36 space.
Twelve distinct dining venues include a sushi bar, teppanyaki restaurant, American-style steakhouse and a branch of the Italian chain Eataly.
In a long line of great Japanese inventions, from karate to sushi to the DVD, emojis may just about be one of Japan's greatest-ever exports.
Begin with nearly two dozen appetizers ranging from sauteed Brussels sprouts and calamari to sushi rolls, pulled pork sliders and more.
From envisioning washing a car with beautiful women around him and being delicately covered in sushi to jumping around on trampolines covered in confetti, Gronk wakes up from his fantasy and ultimately loses the girl.
A meat-centric restaurant without a butcher shop is like a sushi counter where the chef goes at the fish with a hacksaw.
The comic explores not only matters of technology – Furbies as surveillance tools, sushi as a metaphor for operating systems – but also the subtle social issues within a Net outfit.
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Origin and Etymology of sushi
First Known Use: 1893
SUSHI Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sushi for English Language Learners
: a Japanese dish of cold cooked rice shaped in small cakes and topped or wrapped with other ingredients (such as pieces of raw fish)
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