Definition of teppanyaki in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌtepänˈyäkē/


A Japanese dish of meat, fish, or both, fried with vegetables on a hot steel plate forming the center of the dining table.
Example sentences
  • Patrons carry out their own cooking which differs from say Japanese teppanyaki restaurants where there is a chef to do the work for you.
  • A large area in the centre of the room was rounded by teppanyaki tables.
  • The restaurant never cooks frozen or marinated meat on its two large crescent-shaped teppanyaki hot plates, which can sit a total of 28 persons at one time.


Japanese, from teppan 'steel plate' + yaki 'to fry, broil, sear'.

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Syllabification: tep·pan·ya·ki

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