Definition of yakisoba in English:

yakisoba

Line breaks: yaki|soba
Pronunciation: /ˌjakɪˈsəʊbə
 
/

noun

[mass noun]
  • 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
    • Wandering around we found a plethora of yakisoba (fried noodles), yakitori, steak on a stick, big boiled buttered potatoes, corn on the cob, a doner kebab stall, and much more besides.
    • We have invited and invited you to come to Japan, eat sushi, sashimi, yakitori, yakisoba, and to drink saki or awamori with us and still you haven't come.
    • For the last tasting I chose Yakisoba, Japanese-fried noodles with cabbage, carrots, sweet corn, mushroom, squid and pork strips topped with marinated ginger and seaweed flakes.

Origin

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

More definitions of yakisoba

Definition of yakisoba in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmeɪlstrəm
noun
a powerful whirlpool in the sea