Adjective "sashimi" definition and examples

(Sashimi may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈsaʃɪmi/

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Definitions and examples

noun

A Japanese dish of bite-sized pieces of raw fish eaten with soy sauce and wasabi paste.
  1. 'We had sashimi and fresh-cooked rice for dinner.'
  2. 'Most people come to Tokyo expecting to eat sushi, maybe some sashimi, and probably some sort of noodles (soba, udon, or ramen).'
  3. 'And just about anytime, hungry Seattleites can be found gobbling noodles, sushi, sashimi, and tempura at restaurants all over the city.'
  4. 'Its raw belly meat provides the greatest otoro, the fatty tissue that is the most prized for sashimi and sushi.'
  5. 'The most sought after tuna, however, is the Bluefin, used to make tuna sashimi in sushi restaurants.'
  6. 'His period of shyness now over, he wolfs down squid sashimi, mackerel rolls and tuna nigiri while ordering me to keep mixing wasabi and soy.'
  7. 'Rest the sashimi slices against it, alternating slices of sashimi with lemon slices.'
  8. 'Some fresh fish is eaten raw with soy sauce as sashimi, or combined raw with rice in sushi.'
  9. 'I had several bottles of hot sake and some miso to accompany our dish of sashimi.'
  10. 'If you know your sushi and sashimi, you can custom order your own, but I opted for the platter which features 10 various pieces and one roll of the chef's choice.'

More definitions

1. raw fish cut into very thin slices.

More examples(as adjective)

"trades can be sashimi."

Origin

Japanese.