Definition of shawarma in English:

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shawarma

Pronunciation: /SHəˈwärmə/

noun

Roasted meat, especially when cooked on a revolving spit and shaved for serving in sandwiches.
Example sentences
  • With few options open to us, we bought from a street vendor roast chicken shaved from a spit and served on pita bread - shawarma.
  • If they were hungry for something other than the normal dining hall fare, they could enjoy chicken and hot bean sauce, shawarmas (a Middle East sandwich made in a pita), or even ice cream from the concessionaires.
  • The beef and chicken shawarma are tender morsels of seasoned meat.

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Syllabification: sha·war·ma

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