ta·​ma·​ri tə-ˈmär-ē How to pronounce tamari (audio)
: an aged soy sauce prepared with little or no added wheat

Examples of tamari in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The couple leans on ingredients like avocado oil mayo, coconut aminos instead of soy sauce or tamari, coconut sugar, kefir instead of yogurt or sour cream, miso, nutritional yeast instead of cheese, and stevia instead of table sugar and the like. Caron Golden, San Diego Union-Tribune, 21 Feb. 2024 These include light, dark, seasoned, double fermented, tamari, sweetened and low sodium. Daryl Austin, USA TODAY, 16 Jan. 2024 Cook, stirring frequently, until the mushrooms begin to soften, about 3 minutes, then add the tamari, chili-garlic sauce and rice vinegar. Jim Webster, Washington Post, 16 Apr. 2023 Signature cocktails include a Japanese version of a Bloody Mary, with vodka, tomato juice, seven spice seasoning, miso paste and tamari, or a Cherry Blossom Old Fashioned, made with Japanese whiskey, cherry bitters and homemade cherry blossom simple syrup, served sweet or sour. Jordyn Noennig, Journal Sentinel, 16 Feb. 2023 Repeat with the remaining tofu slices and tamari. San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 Dec. 2022 In a small measuring cup with a pourable spout, mix together the soy sauce or tamari and mirin. Joe Yonan, Washington Post, 12 June 2022 To make this vegetarian, instead of fish sauce >> use soy sauce or tamari. Washington Post, 23 Feb. 2023 In a small bowl, mix together the brown sugar, tamari and oil. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 15 Jan. 2023

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Word History



First Known Use

1965, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tamari was in 1965

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“Tamari.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tamari. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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