Definition of "sashimi" [sashimi]

  • A Japanese dish consisting of very thin bite-size slices of fresh raw fish, traditionally served with soy sauce and wasabi. (noun)

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Use "sashimi" in a sentence
  • "The meal will include nigiri, rolls and sashimi from the Tataki menu."
  • "My favorite sashimi is white tuna, and my favorite seafood is pretty much anything."
  • "My favorite sashimi is tuna, very * very* lightly seared in Shichimi Togarashi."