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1. kebab

noun. ['kəˈbɑːb'] cubes of meat marinated and cooked on a skewer usually with vegetables.

Synonyms

  • souvlakia
  • dish
  • shish kebab
  • kabob

Antonyms

  • inactivity

Etymology

  • kebap (Turkish)
  • كباب (Arabic)

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Sentences with kebab


1. Noun, singular or mass
Instead of purchasing pre-cut shish kebab meat -- and paying the butcher for cutting it -- you can save money by purchasing a beef bottom round roast and cutting it yourself.

2. Noun, plural
Ali Baba's Cave (no website; 531 Haight Street, San Francisco; 415-255-7820) puts a vegetarian twist on Middle Eastern dishes like shish kebab and rice-filled phyllo.

3. Verb, base form
Cut it in half and insert a Popsicle stick or kebab stick into one end of the banana.

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