Definition of sirloin in English:

sirloin

noun

  • [mass noun] Good-quality beef cut from the loin.

    [as modifier] ‘fresh sirloin steaks’
    • ‘Michael sat across the table from Rodhart, watching the latter having supper that consisted of sirloin steak, and baked beans, and a glass of red wine.’
    • ‘For his next trick, he cranked up the heat and put on skewers of sirloin beef fillet and halloumi cheese.’
    • ‘I had a great New York cut sirloin steak, which the waiter recommended, and opted to make it ‘surf and turf’ by added several king prawns to it.’
    • ‘Beef sirloin is simply rubbed with garlic salt and pepper and grilled to medium-rare over red-oak coals.’
    • ‘The heavy eaters ate the equivalent of five quarter-pound burgers or one nine-ounce sirloin or round steak a week.’
    • ‘You cannot eat sirloin steak with potatoes and ice cream as dessert every night and expect that you will look good; it is just not going to happen.’
    • ‘At celebratory meals, Nicaraguans eat steak, either grilled steak called bistec a la parrilla, or grilled sirloin known as lomo.’
    • ‘The Scottish sirloin is marinaded in orange, lime, oregano and chillies and then pan-fried.’
    • ‘On the menu, panini, fajitas and nachos sit alongside Thai fish cakes, sirloin steaks and daily specials using local, seasonal produce whenever possible.’
    • ‘My sirloin weighed in at 12 oz of prime tender meat with not a trace of fat.’
    • ‘The meat, sirloin steak, was much better than the last time.’
    • ‘A bowl of white rice and a small serving of fish soup with seaweed follow, just in time to accompany the main dish, be it sirloin or tenderloin steak, mutton, chicken or cod.’
    • ‘Madame Noire had the chargrilled sirloin steak, which came with fried onions and a spicy peppercorn sauce.’
    • ‘Beef often gets denounced for contributing to health problems, but much of this risk can be minimized by choosing such cuts as top sirloin and filet mignon.’
    • ‘The platters were heaped with beef fillet, sirloin, rump and kidneys as well as chicken, lamb and pork.’
    • ‘The underwear designer with the hearty appetite ordered the 10 oz prime sirloin steak garnished with sautéed onions and mushrooms.’
    • ‘Beef is perfect for broiling, especially tender cuts like rib eye and sirloin.’
    • ‘I took her to the grill house and ordered two large sirloin steaks.’
    • ‘Calorie for calorie, spinach has 14 times more iron than sirloin steak.’
    • ‘For main course, Karin had selected sirloin steak with black pepper sauce.’

Origin

Late Middle English: from Old French (see sur-, loin).

Pronunciation:

sirloin

/ˈsəːlɔɪn/