What does grill mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grillroom, grillnoun

    a restaurant where food is cooked on a grill

  2. grill, grille, grillworkverb

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

    "he cooked hamburgers on the grill"

  3. grillverb

    cook over a grill

    "grill the sausages"

  4. grillverb

    examine thoroughly

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Grillverb

    To broil on a grate or gridiron.

    Etymology: grille, a grate, French.


  1. grill

    A grill is a cooking device with a heat source, either fueled by charcoal, gas, or electricity, which is used to cook food directly with heat that comes from below. It typically consists of a gridiron to hold the food items and can be used for outdoor cooking in a barbecue setting. Additionally, the term "grill" can also refer to a method of cooking where food is exposed to direct radiant heat.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grillverb

    a gridiron

  2. Grillverb

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

  3. Grillnoun

    to broil on a grill or gridiron

  4. Grillnoun

    to torment, as if by broiling

  5. Etymology: [F. griller, fr. gril gridiron, OF. gral, L. craticulum for craticula fine hurdlework, a small gridiron, dim. of crates hurdle. See Grate, n.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Grill

    gril, v.t. to broil on a gridiron: to torment.—v.i. to undergo torment, to be in a broil.—n. a grated appliance for broiling meat, &c., a gridiron.—ns. Grill′āde, anything grilled or broiled on a gridiron; Grill′āge, a construction of cross-beams supporting an erection on marshy grounds.—adj. Grilled, embossed with small rectangular indentations.—n. Grill′-room, a restaurant, where beefsteaks, &c., are grilled to one's order. [Fr. grillergril, a gridiron—L. craticula, dim. of cratis, a grate.]

Rap Dictionary

  1. grillnoun

    A persons face or teeth

  2. grillnoun

    "Guard your grill": protect yourself, grill" stands for your teeth, protect your face from getting punched. "I got the skill, I'll bust ya in the grill" -- House of Pain (Shamrocks and Shenanigans).

  3. grillnoun

    Front of a car, the criss-cross part that lets air in to ventilate the engine.

  4. grillnoun

    To stare at a person

  5. grillnoun


  6. grillnoun

    Silver Molded To Fit A Persons Teeth means something tat makes ur teef shine "man i bust yo grill"

  7. grillverb

    To Show Your Gold Teeth To Someone You Disrespect.

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  2. Grill

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. GRILL

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Grill is ranked #9940 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Grill surname appeared 3,246 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Grill.

    95% or 3,085 total occurrences were White.
    2.3% or 75 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.9% or 32 total occurrences were Black.
    0.8% or 26 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.5% or 18 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.3% or 10 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grill in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grill in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of grill in a Sentence

  1. Nicole Johnson:

    There is no better prime rib than one cooked over live wood fire, and the pellet grill makes that so simple.

  2. Eric LeVine:

    When people are n’t paying attention to what they’re doing — especially in front of a hot grill — things happen.

  3. Moe Girton:

    [ Gossip Grill's clientele ] just didn't have the resources. we really felt that pinch of being economically more challenged than the boys' bar.

  4. John Kresl:

    Every step, every stage and every layer of every ingredient matters to us at Tres Amigos Grill.

  5. Richard Doucette:

    If you grill a lot, you should inspect your brush often, very carefully, grab some of the bristles and give them a tug to see if any pull out easily. If they can, it’s time for a new brush.

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