Definition of Sushi

1. Noun. Rice (with raw fish) wrapped in seaweed.

Generic synonyms: Dish
Geographical relationships: Japan, Nihon, Nippon



Definition of Sushi

1. Noun. An adopted quasi-Japanese delicacy of raw fish as ''sashimi'' (just thinly sliced raw fish without rice), ''sushi rolls'' (raw fish and/or vegetables, wrapped in sticky white rice, in turn wrapped in seaweed, then cut into several 1” pieces), or ''nigiri sushi'' (a oblong brick of white rice 2” x 1/2” x 1/2” with wasabi and a gourmet slice of raw fish on top). ¹

2. Noun. A Japanese dish of vinegared, short-grained, sticky white rice with various other ingredients, usually raw fish, other types of seafood, or vegetables. It is prepared in various forms, including ''nigiri sushi'' (an oblong, bite-sized rice brick topped with wasabi and a gourmet slice of raw fish or another single high-quality ingredient), sushi rolls (rice and chopped ingredients wrapped as a log in a sheet of dried seaweed, then cut into bite-sized circular pieces), and ''temaki sushi'' (rice with multiple other ingredients held in a large crispy cone of dried seaweed). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sushi

1. a dish of cold rice cakes topped with strips of raw fish [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sushi

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Literary usage of Sushi

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1. Collective Works Of The Sweet Tea Poetry Circle by Meredith Aaronson (2004)
"Well I'ma sushi fan A sushi fan-atic A sushi fan-tastic But now I gotta pay The sushi man plastic The money's gone away A nickel made of wood The money's ..."

2. Collective Works Of The Sweet Tea Poetry Circle by Meredith Aaronson (2004)
"... I'ma sushi fan A sushi fan-atic A sushi fan-tastic But now I gotta pay The sushi man plastic The moneys gone away A nickel made of wood The moneys gone ..."

3. Adventure Guide to Maui by Sharon Hamblin (2005)
"Kozo sushi, 52 North Market Street, s 808-243-5696, is next to the slao Theater and ... The sushi in this small restaurant is unbelievably cheap ($2 for two ..."

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