Definition of steak in English:

steak

Syllabification: steak
Pronunciation: /stāk
 
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noun

  • 1High-quality beef taken from the hindquarters of the animal, typically cut into thick slices that are cooked by broiling or frying: he liked his steak rare
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    • A green salad livened with blue cheese vinaigrette gets a fan of seared rare steak and colorful peppers.
    • It's a wonderful recipe of pork, venison, steak, kielbasa sausage and sauerkraut.
    • A versatile salad, this could be served as an accompaniment to grilled steak, chicken or the creamy fish pie above.
  • 1.1A thick slice of beef or other high-quality meat or fish: a salmon steak
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    • What is it about blokes and meat? steaks, burgers, chops are the way to a man's heart
    • Not eating stacks of spare ribs and steaks, but a balanced diet of meat, fish and vegetables is healthier.
    • It would be very sad if all French cooks could manage was pizzas, steaks and burgers.
  • 1.2Poorer-quality beef that is cubed or ground and cooked more slowly by braising or stewing.
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    • By choosing cuts for slow cooking, such as braising steak, you can buy organic beef for as little as £8.29 per kilo.
    • The hours he worked each day to scrape the money for the health insurance, was it all going into video players and braised steak for dinner?
    • Neither words nor time are wasted as pannikins of tea are drunk and braised steak is eaten.

Origin

Middle English: from Old Norse steik; related to steikja 'roast on a spit' and stikna 'be roasted'.

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