Definitions for grillgrɪl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. an apparatus topped by a grated metal framework for cooking food over direct heat, as a gas or charcoal fire.

  2. a metal grate for broiling food over a fire; gridiron.

    Category: Cooking

  3. a dish of grilled meat, fish, vegetables, etc.

    Category: Cooking

  4. Ref: grillroom .

  5. a group of small pyramidal marks, embossed or impressed in parallel rows on certain postage stamps to prevent erasure of cancellation marks.

    Category: Philately

  6. (v.t.)to broil on a grill.

    Category: Cooking

  7. to subject to severe and persistent cross-examination or questioning.

  8. to torment with heat.

  9. to mark with a series of parallel bars like those of a grill.

Origin of grill:

1660–70; < F gril gridiron 蠐 L crātīculum, dim. of crātis wickerwork, hurdle. Cf. grille


Princeton's WordNet

  1. grillroom, grill(noun)

    a restaurant where food is cooked on a grill

  2. grill, grille, grillwork(verb)

    a framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate

    "he cooked hamburgers on the grill"

  3. grill(verb)

    cook over a grill

    "grill the sausages"

  4. grill(verb)

    examine thoroughly

    "the student was grilled for two hours on the subject of phonology"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. grill(noun)ɪl

    a piece of equipment consisting of metal bars for cooking food over a fire

    hamburgers on the grill; to clean the grill

  2. grillɪl


    Cook it under the grill.

  3. grill(verb)ɪl

    to cook on a grill over a fire

    We're grilling the meat.

  4. grillɪl

    to ask sb difficult questions

    They grilled me about why I was leaving the job.

  5. grillɪl


    Grill the sausages for 10 minutes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grill(verb)

    a gridiron

  2. Grill(verb)

    that which is broiled on a gridiron, as meat, fish, etc

  3. Grill(noun)

    to broil on a grill or gridiron

  4. Grill(noun)

    to torment, as if by broiling


  1. Barbecue grill

    A barbecue grill is a device for cooking food by applying heat directly from below. There are several varieties of such grills, with most falling into one of two categories: gas-fueled and charcoal. There is great debate over the merits of charcoal or gas for use as the cooking method between barbecue grillers.

Translations for grill

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the part of a cooker used for grilling.

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