Dictionary.com

tamari

[ tuh-mahr-ee ]
/ təˈmɑr i /
Save This Word!

noun, plural ta·ma·ris.
a rich, naturally fermented soybean sauce containing little or no wheat and thicker than soy sauce.
QUIZ
FIRE UP YOUR VOCAB FOR A "RED" SYNONYMS QUIZ
No fire engine reds here, only a fierce collection of vibrant words for the color red to test yourself on.
Question 1 of 7
What does "amaranth" mean?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of tamari

First recorded in 1930–35; from Japanese: literally, “puddle”; short for tamari shōyu “puddle soy sauce”; see origin at soy
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use tamari in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for tamari

tamari
/ (təˈmɒːrɪ) /

noun
a Japanese variety of soy sauce

Word Origin for tamari

Japanese
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK