What does grater mean?

Definitions for grater

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. graternoun

    utensil with sharp perforations for shredding foods (as vegetables or cheese)


  1. graternoun

    A tool with which one grates, especially cheese, to facilitate getting small particles or shreds off a solid lump.

    I'm making coleslaw; do you know where the grater is?

    Etymology: From grate + -er.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grateradjective

    one who, or that which, grates; especially, an instrument or utensil with a rough, indented surface, for rubbing off small particles of any substance; as a grater for nutmegs

    Etymology: [From Qrate, v.]


  1. Grater

    A grater is a kitchen utensil used to grate foods into fine pieces. It was invented by François Boullier in the 1540s.

Matched Categories

Anagrams for grater »

  1. garter

  2. garret

How to pronounce grater?

How to say grater in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grater in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grater in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of grater in a Sentence

  1. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Logic is a kitchen grater.

Images & Illustrations of grater

  1. gratergratergratergratergrater

Popularity rank by frequency of use


Translations for grater

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for grater »


Find a translation for the grater definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:

Discuss these grater definitions with the community:



    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


    "grater." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 28 Nov. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/grater>.

    Are we missing a good definition for grater? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!


    Are you a words master?

    a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
    • A. elan
    • B. sweep
    • C. contempt
    • D. hodgepodge

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for grater: