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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [yah-ki-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
    • /ˌyɑ kɪˈtɔr i, -ˈtoʊr i/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [yah-ki-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
    • /ˌyɑ kɪˈtɔr i, -ˈtoʊr i/

Definitions of yakitori word

  • noun yakitori a dish of small pieces of boneless chicken, usually marinated, skewered, and grilled. 1
  • noun yakitori A Japanese dish of chicken pieces grilled on a skewer. 1
  • noun yakitori a Japanese dish consisting of small pieces of chicken skewered and grilled 0
  • noun yakitori a Japanese dish consisting of small, marinated chunks of meat, typically chicken and giblets, placed on skewers, often together with vegetable pieces, and grilled 0
  • noun yakitori A Japanese shishkabob-type dish made with small pieces of chicken, fish, vegetables or beef which have been marinated in soy sauce and then cooked on skewers. 0

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Origin of yakitori

First appearance:

before 1960
One of the 3% newest English words
1960-65; < Japanese, equivalent to yaki broil + tori fowl

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yakitori popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 47% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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