Definition of sashimi in English:

Share this entry

sashimi

Pronunciation: /ˈsaʃɪmi/

noun

[mass noun]
A Japanese dish of bite-sized pieces of raw fish eaten with soy sauce and wasabi paste: tuna sashimi
More example sentences
  • In Japanese cuisine, green shiso is added to sushi, soups, salads, sashimi, and tempura.
  • Some fresh fish is eaten raw with soy sauce as sashimi, or combined raw with rice in sushi.
  • I had several bottles of hot sake and some miso to accompany our dish of sashimi.

Origin

Japanese.

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.