Share this entry
ramen Line breaks: ramen
Pronunciation: /ˈrɑːmɛn/

Definition of ramen in English:

plural noun

(In Japanese cuisine) quick-cooking noodles, typically served in a broth with meat and vegetables.
Example sentences
  • My reclusive fourth housemate's nightly meals of canned ravioli or packets of ramen noodles are stunning.
  • The noodles, most of which we left behind because we were so full from the meat and vegetables, were ramen and rice noodles.
  • The vegetable ramen noodles at this family run neighborhood fixture are worth a stop all on their own.


Japanese, from Chinese 'to pull' + miàn 'noodles'.

Words that rhyme with ramen

jazzmen • yardmen • legmen
Definition of ramen in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources