A Japanese dish of chicken pieces grilled on a skewer.
More example sentences
- She polished off another rice bowl then turned her attention to a few strips of yakitori.
- They go to catch up at her father's yakitori joint, which we learn has been funded by Yakuza money.
- Anyone who bangs on about sushi and sashimi as the height of Japanese cuisine is talking rot, give me beer and yakitori any day.
Japanese, from yaki 'grilling, toasting' + tori 'bird'.
Definition of yakitori in:
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