What does sushi mean?

Definitions for sushi
ˈsu ʃisushi

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sushi(noun)

    rice (with raw fish) wrapped in seaweed


  1. sushi(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 1u201D pieces), or nigiri sushi (a oblong brick of white rice 2u201D x 1/2u201D x 1/2u201D with wasabi and a gourmet slice of raw fish on top).

    As he waited for more sake, he watched her play with her sushi, taking each piece in her chopsticks, pushing aside the pickled ginger slices, delicately dipping each piece in the wasabi/soy sauce mixture on the side, then pinching her nose and closing her eyes before eating each bite.

  2. sushi(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).

  3. Origin: From 鮨, 鮓, 寿司, すし (sushi, originally refers なれずし (narezushi, "rice fermented with raw fish"), later refers 江戸前寿司 (edomae-zushi, "raw fish and rice flavored with rice vinegar")), from すしめし (sushimeshi, "sour rice").


  1. Sushi

    Sushi is a Japanese food consisting of cooked vinegared rice combined with other ingredients, usually raw fish or other seafood. Neta and forms of sushi presentation vary widely, but the ingredient which all sushi have in common is shari. Shari is also referred to as sushi-meshi. Raw meat sliced and served by itself is sashimi.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sushi in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sushi in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of sushi in a Sentence

  1. Jose Simon:

    In Mexico we have a word for sushi Bait.

  2. Jose Simon:

    In Mexico we have a word for sushi: bait.

  3. Nobu Matsuhisa:

    It's my dream for President Trump to sit next to Bob. To make them sushi !

  4. John Neely Kennedy:

    I trust most middle-eastern countries about as much as I trust gas station sushi.

  5. Joana Carmo:

    Properly trained sushi chefs can detect anisakis larvae, they are grossly visible in the fish.

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