Dictionary.com

shabu-shabu

or sya·bu-sya·bu

[ shah-boo-shah-boo ]
/ ˈʃɑ buˈʃɑ bu /
Save This Word!

noun
a Japanese dish of thinly sliced meat and vegetables boiled quickly in broth and served with various dipping sauces.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of shabu-shabu

First recorded in 1960-65; from Japanese; imitative of the sound of boiling water

Words nearby shabu-shabu

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022
FEEDBACK