Definitions for CHEFʃɛf

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chef(noun)

    a professional cook


  1. chef(Noun)

    The head cook of an establishment such as a restaurant, club, or wealthy family.

  2. chef(Noun)


  3. Origin: From chef de cuisine, chief (English chief), from capum (from which also captain, chieftain), from caput (English cap), from kauput- (English head).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chef(noun)

    a chief of head person

  2. Chef(noun)

    the head cook of large establishment, as a club, a family, etc

  3. Chef(noun)

    same as Chief

  4. Origin: [F.]


  1. Chef

    A chef is a person who cooks professionally for other people. Traditionally it refers to a highly skilled professional cook who is proficient in all aspects of food preparation.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. chef

    The Messiah of gluttons; a Borgia of the scullery; one who crochets sweetbreads instead of cooking them.

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