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Definition of "teriyaki" [teriyaki]

  • A Japanese dish of grilled or broiled slices of marinated meat or shellfish. (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 "teriyaki" in a sentence
  • "I have some salmon smoking on the back porch and a flank steak ready for the BBQ after marinating in teriyaki and horseradish."
  • "She handed a treat to Juju, then set a lovely piece of halibut to marinate in teriyaki sauce."
  • "It too came covered in teriyaki sauce (which of course it needs, because tofu only tastes as good as what you eat it with)."