[ soo-kee-yah-kee, soo k-ee-, skee-yah-kee ]
/ ˌsu kiˈyɑ ki, ˌsʊk i-, skiˈyɑ ki /


a Japanese dish made with beef, chicken, or pork and usually containing soy sauce, bean curd, and greens, often cooked over direct heat at the table.

Origin of sukiyaki

1920–25; < Japanese, equivalent to suki slice + yaki broil Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for sukiyaki

  • Sukiyaki, my dear chap, sometimes your brilliance amazes me.

    Anchorite|Randall Garrett

British Dictionary definitions for sukiyaki

/ (ˌsuːkɪˈjɑːkɪ) /


a Japanese dish consisting of very thinly sliced beef or other meat, vegetables, and seasonings cooked together quickly, usually at the table

Word Origin for sukiyaki

from Japanese
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