• n. A dish of skewered and grilled lamb of beef meat.

Example Sentences

  • "Shashlik was originally made of lamb."


Languages of Origin

  • Modern Hebrew

Who Uses This

  • Israel: Diaspora Jews who feel connected to Israel and have spent time there


  • North America


  • Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).

Alternative Spellings

shashlyk, shashlick, shashlyck

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