Definition of tikka noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtɪkə//
, also BrE//ˈtiːkə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtɪkə//
[uncountable, countable] Savoury dishes
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a spicy S Asian dish consisting of pieces of meat or vegetables which have been left in a sauce and then cooked chicken tikka See related entries: Savoury dishes Word Originfrom Punjabi ṭikkā.