Meaning of BROILER in English


-ȯilə(r) noun

( -s )

Etymology: broil (I) + -er

1. : one that broils: as

a. : a utensil (as a grill) or an appliance used in broiling

b. : a compartment in a gas or electric stove with heat supplied overhead and a drip pan beneath

c. : a cook who specializes in the broiling of foods

2. : a chicken or other bird fit for broiling ; especially : a young chicken weighing up to 2 1/2 pounds dressed

3. : a very hot day

4. : a partly developed mushroom with the cap not fully expanded — compare button

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