Pronunciation Noun


  1. beefsteak, a slice of beef, broiled or cut for broiling.
  2. (by extension) A relatively large, thick slice or slab cut from another animal, a vegetable, etc.
    venison steak, bear steak, pork steak, turtle steak, salmon steak; cauliflower steak, eggplant steaks
  3. (seafood) A slice of meat cut across the grain (perpendicular to the spine) from a fish.
Translations Translations
  • German: Steak
  • Portuguese: filé
  • Russian: стейк
  • Spanish: filete

steak (steaks, present participle steaking; past and past participle steaked)

  1. To cook (something, especially fish) like or as a steak.
    • 2000, Nick Karas, The Complete Book of Striped Bass Fishing, page 353:
      Really large bass can be treated as filets, as we mentioned earlier, or they can be steaked. If they are to be steaked, they should be cleaned like a bass to be baked, scaled, and the skin left in place.

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