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yakisoba Syllabification: ya·ki·so·ba
Pronunciation: /ˌyäkēˈsōbə/

Definition of yakisoba in English:


A Japanese dish of fried noodles, vegetables, and meat, served with a thick, sweetish sauce: dishes such as red curry soup, yakisoba, and pad thai taste fresh and honest
More example sentences
  • My mouth waters at the memory of the yakisoba.
  • Much to my surprise, about ten minutes later that very same person came walking up to me with a big steaming plate of fresh yakisoba.
  • The yakisoba really hit the spot since I hadn't planned on hiking up a large mountain and I didn't bring any lunch with me.


Japanese, from yaki 'grilling, frying' + soba (here referring to wheat rather than buckwheat noodles, originally as part of a longer Japanese term).

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