御馳走様

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S

Jinmeiyō
そう
Grade: 2
さま
Grade: 3
jūbakoyomi

Etymology[edit]

+ 馳走 +

Noun[edit]

御馳走様 (hiragana ごちそうさま, romaji gochisōsama)

  1. a feast

Usage notes[edit]

Normally only said as part of the expression 御馳走様でした gochisōsama deshita, used after eating to show one's appreciation for the meal.