Definitions for broilbrɔɪl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to cook by direct heat, as on a gridiron or in a broiler; grill.
to make very hot; scorch.
(v.i.)to be subjected to great heat; become broiled.
Category: Common Vocabulary
to burn with impatience, annoyance, etc.
(n.)the act of broiling or the state of being broiled.
something broiled, esp. meat.
Origin of broil:
1300–50; ME brulen, brolyn < AF bruill(i)er, broil(l)er, OF brusler to burn
an angry quarrel or disturbance; tumult.
(v.i.)to quarrel; brawl.
Origin of broil:
1400–50; late ME: to present in disorder, quarrel < AF, OF broiller to jumble together
broil, broiling, grilling(verb)
cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill)
broil, oven broil(verb)
cook under a broiler
heat by a natural force
"The sun broils the valley in the summer"
be very hot, due to hot weather or exposure to the sun
"The town was broiling in the sun"; "the tourists were baking in the heat"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to cook under direct heat
to broil the meat
a tumult; a noisy quarrel; a disturbance; a brawl; contention; discord, either between individuals or in the state
to cook by direct exposure to heat over a fire, esp. upon a gridiron over coals
to subject to great (commonly direct) heat
to be subjected to the action of heat, as meat over the fire; to be greatly heated, or to be made uncomfortable with heat
Translations for broil
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(American) to grill (food)
She broiled the chicken.
- braai, rooster, panroosterAfrikaans
- يَشْوي (اللحْم)Arabic
- пека на огън/скараBulgarian
- grelharPortuguese (BR)
- grille; grillstegeDanish
- ψήνω στη σχάραGreek
- asar a la parrillaSpanish
- کباب کردنFarsi
- (faire) grillerFrench
- peći na žaruCroatian
- roston sütHungarian
- kepti ant iešmoLithuanian
- cept gaļu (uz iesma, restēm)Latvian
- piec na ruszciePolish
- کباب کردنPersian
- کباب کولPashto
- a frigeRomanian
- жарить(ся) на открытом огнеRussian
- peči (se) na žaruSlovenian
- peći na roštiljuSerbian
- steka, grillaSwedish
- ızgara yapmakTurkish
- 燒烤Chinese (Trad.)
- смажити(ся), жарити(ся)Ukrainian
- آنچ پر تیار کرناUrdu
- nướng (thịt)Vietnamese
- 烤Chinese (Simp.)
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