Definition of shashlik in English:


Syllabification: shash·lik
Pronunciation: /ˈSHäSHˌlik, SHäSHˈlik

noun (plural same or shashliks)

  • (In Asia and eastern Europe) a mutton kebab.
    More example sentences
    • Millions of acres are burnt every year in this place because somebody has gone out to have a fire and cook their shashlik (meat kebab).
    • We ordered a pork shashlik, grilled zargan fish and grilled blue fish.
    • The pork cutlets also looked good, although the shashlik I ordered was strangely cold.


from Russian shashlyk, based on Turkish şiş 'spit, skewer'; compare with shish kebab.

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