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Definition of "calamari" [calamari]

  • Squid prepared as food. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "calamari" in a sentence
  • "Again, it made me nervous, because basically, spicy calamari is Korean oh-jing-uh bokkeum, a tasty tangle of squid, vegetables, and ever so sweetened super spicy ggoh-choo-jahng sauce."
  • "Calamari, $2,95, had a great crunch but the calamari was a bit chewy and not fresh."
  • "But overall the calamari is a very good appetizer."