Definitions for CHEFʃɛf

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

chefʃɛf(n.)

  1. the chief cook, esp. in a restaurant or hotel, responsible for menu planning and overseeing food preparation.

    Category: Cooking

  2. any cook.

    Category: Cooking

Origin of chef:

1835–45; < F; see chief

Princeton's WordNet

  1. chef(noun)

    a professional cook

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. chef(noun)ʃɛf

    a professional cook

Wiktionary

  1. chef(Noun)

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

  2. chef(Noun)

    Chief.

  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

Freebase

  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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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

chef(noun)

a head cook, especially a man, in a hotel etc.

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