Definition of tikka in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtikə/ /ˈtē-/


[usually with modifier]
An Indian dish of small pieces of meat or vegetables marinated in a spice mixture.
Example sentences
  • A slick of oil sits on top of our national dish, the chicken tikka masala.
  • The five meals tested were cheese and tomato pizza, chicken tikka masala, steak and kidney pie, quiche lorraine and beef lasagne.
  • Statistics show Britain's favourite foods include beef lasagne, chicken tikka masala and pizza.


From Punjabi ṭikkā.

Words that rhyme with tikka

beaker, Costa Rica, Dominica, eureka, Frederica, Griqua, jobseeker, leaker, loudspeaker, seeker, shrieker, sika, sneaker, speaker, squeaker, streaker, Tanganyika, theca, Topeka, wreaker

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Syllabification: tik·ka

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