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

Translations for grill

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the part of a cooker used for grilling.

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