There are 3 definitions of Saki in English:

Saki

Syllabification: Sa·ki
Pronunciation: /ˈsäkē
 
/
  • (1870–1916), British short-story writer, born in Burma; pseudonym of Hector Hugh Munro. His stories encompass the satiric, comic, macabre, and supernatural, and frequently depict animals as agents seeking revenge on humankind.

More definitions of Saki

Definition of Saki in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody

There are 3 definitions of Saki in English:

saki1

Syllabification: sa·ki
Pronunciation: /ˈsäkē, ˈsakē
 
/

noun (plural sakis)

  • A tropical American monkey with coarse fur and a long bushy nonprehensile tail.
    • Genera Pithecia and Chiropotes, family Cebidae: several species
    More example sentences
    • On a research visit to German zoos, he glimpsed his first uakari and saki monkeys, species indigenous to Brazil.
    • While still at university, although she had never camped in the wild or even traveled outside the United States, she received a small grant to study sakis, a small primate that lives in little-explored areas of Guyana.
    • A Fulbright scholar and former Miami Dolphins cheerleader, Mireya Mayor received her first grant to study the rare brown-bearded saki and white-faced saki in the unexplored areas of Guyana in South America when she was 23.

Origin

late 18th century: via French from Tupi saui.

More definitions of Saki

Definition of saki in:

There are 3 definitions of Saki in English:

saki2

Syllabification: sa·ki
Pronunciation: /ˈsäkē
 
/

noun

  • variant spelling of sake2.
    More example sentences
    • I managed to change and spent my last few evenings with my new-found friends drinking whisky and saki.
    • Words of gratitude and respect were directed towards us and were soon drowned by loud cheers and flowing cups of beer and saki throughout the room.
    • Their most famous alcoholic beverage is saki or rice wine, but this isn't an everyday drink in the same way.

More definitions of Saki

Definition of saki in: