Definition of bulgogi in English:

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Pronunciation: /bo͝olˈɡōɡē/


A Korean dish of thin beef slices marinated and grilled on a barbecue.
Example sentences
  • The restaurant was thoroughly recommendable: we enjoyed potstickers, pork bulgogi, the beef noodle dish called jap chae, and a beef soup called yuk gae jang.
  • You can skip the rice and just eat the bulgogi, if you're so inclined.
  • I really liked the sweet and tender bulgogi, in which slices of pork are cooked in a sweet and nutty sauce until they become sticky little slices of potently flavored, irresistible barbecue.

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Syllabification: bul·go·gi

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