Definitions for gridironˈgrɪdˌaɪ ərn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grid, gridiron(noun)

    a cooking utensil of parallel metal bars; used to grill fish or meat

  2. football field, gridiron(noun)

    the playing field on which football is played


  1. gridiron(Noun)

    An instrument of torture on which people were secured before being burned by fire.

  2. gridiron(Noun)

    An iron rack or grate used for broiling flesh and fish over coals.

  3. gridiron(Noun)

    Any object resembling the rack or grate.

  4. gridiron(Noun)

    The field on which American football is played.

  5. gridiron(Noun)

    American football.

  6. gridiron(Noun)

    A generic term for American and Canadian football, particularly when used to distinguish from other codes of football.

  7. Origin: Origin uncertain; the ending was assimilated to iron.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gridiron(noun)

    a grated iron utensil for broiling flesh and fish over coals

  2. Gridiron(noun)

    an openwork frame on which vessels are placed for examination, cleaning, and repairs

  3. Gridiron(noun)

    a football field

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