[ US /ˈɑktəˌpʊs/ ]
[ UK /ˈɒktəpəs/ ]
  1. bottom-living cephalopod having a soft oval body with eight long tentacles
  2. tentacles of octopus prepared as food
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How To Use octopus In A Sentence

  • Galicians specialize in trencherman food: suckling pig, grilled skate, pulpy octopus speckled with sea salt and paprika.
  • He likes his risotto with all the bits ( squid and octopus). Times, Sunday Times
  • Shrimp, octopus, clam, cuttlefish and crabmeat cooked with tomato sauce and Black Forest apple tea.
  • The octopus was tender and tangy, with a savour of the sea.
  • We would catch octopus and grill them - delicious. The Sun
  • The restaurant serves roasted octopus, and clam and prawn risotto. Times, Sunday Times
  • The Octopus Back Massager will send shivers down his spine.
  • They were around us throughout the dive at such close distance, making it impossible for us to concentrate on searching for the mimic octopus.
  • Why not a psychic octopus with a special feel for the Beautiful Game? Times, Sunday Times
  • We always make lots of salads, sometimes with squid or octopus, and anything left over from the day before. Times, Sunday Times
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