Definition of sirloin in English:


Line breaks: sir|loin
Pronunciation: /ˈsəːlɔɪn


[mass noun]
  • Good-quality beef cut from the loin: [as modifier]: fresh sirloin steaks
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    • The platters were heaped with beef fillet, sirloin, rump and kidneys as well as chicken, lamb and pork.
    • For his next trick, he cranked up the heat and put on skewers of sirloin beef fillet and halloumi cheese.
    • A bowl of white rice and a small serving of fish soup with seaweed follow, just in time to accompany the main dish, be it sirloin or tenderloin steak, mutton, chicken or cod.


late Middle English: from Old French (see sur-1, loin).

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