What does broil mean?

Definitions for broilbrɔɪl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word broil.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. broil, broiling, grilling(verb)

    cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill)

  2. broil, oven broil(verb)

    cook under a broiler

    "broil fish"

  3. broil, bake(verb)

    heat by a natural force

    "The sun broils the valley in the summer"

  4. bake, broil(verb)

    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"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Broil(noun)

    a tumult; a noisy quarrel; a disturbance; a brawl; contention; discord, either between individuals or in the state

  2. Broil(verb)

    to cook by direct exposure to heat over a fire, esp. upon a gridiron over coals

  3. Broil(verb)

    to subject to great (commonly direct) heat

  4. Broil(verb)

    to be subjected to the action of heat, as meat over the fire; to be greatly heated, or to be made uncomfortable with heat

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Broil

    broil, n. a noisy quarrel: a confused disturbance—(Scot.) Brul′yie, Brul′zie.—n. Broil′er, one who stirs up broils. [Fr. brouiller, to trouble.]

  2. Broil

    broil, v.t. to cook over hot coals: to grill.—v.i. to be greatly heated. [Ety. dub.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of broil in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of broil in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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