Meaning of FILLET in English

FILLET

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

fillet a fish (= cut the meat away from the bones )

You need a sharp knife to fillet fish.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

steak

Many a bunch of vigilante bully-boys would have worked them over into lumps of fillet steak , twitching and staining the carpet.

A quality product - fillet steak not offal!

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

salmon fillets

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Add halibut fillets, skin side up, and cook 3 to 4 minutes or until lightly browned.

Comparisons reveal that further-processed fish products are more expensive than frozen raw fillets and steaks.

Cut the fillets into serving pieces but leave steaks whole.

He then slices open the fillet to add a langoustine mousse.

Make several deep incisions in the beef fillet using a small knife.

Season to taste and divide the chopped grapefruit among the fillets.

Smaller boneless lamb cuts include best end neck fillets and steaks from the leg or loin.

Turn fillets over, reduce heat to medium, and cook several minutes more until skin side is browned.

II. verb

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Salmon is a relatively easy fish to fillet .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

It took him another ten minutes to fillet them for our supper.

Joe began to prepare the plaice, using a thin and very sharp knife to fillet them.

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