teriyaki

noun ter·i·ya·ki \ ˌter-ē-ˈyä-kē \
Updated on: 6 Nov 2017

Definition of teriyaki

: a Japanese dish of meat or fish that is grilled or broiled after being soaked in a seasoned soy sauce marinade

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Origin and Etymology of teriyaki

Japanese, from teri glaze + yaki broiling


TERIYAKI Defined for English Language Learners

teriyaki

noun

Definition of teriyaki for English Language Learners

  • : a sauce used in some Asian cooking

  • : a dish that is flavored with teriyaki


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