noun tep·pan·ya·ki \ˌte-pän-ˈyä-kē\

Definition of teppanyaki

  1. :  a Japanese dish of meat, fish, or vegetables cooked on a large griddle usually built into the diner's table; also :  this style of cooking

Origin and Etymology of teppanyaki

Japanese, from teppan griddle + yaki broiling

First Known Use: circa 1970

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