Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
Show Word Parts
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
grill

grill

 
 
pronunciation:
grIl
parts of speech:
noun, verb
features:
Word Explorer
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a rack of metal bars used to hold foods for cooking over flames.
We cooked the chicken on the grill.
synonyms:
gridiron
similar words:
barbecue, broiler, grate
definition 2: a restaurant where grilled foods are served.
similar words:
restaurant
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: grilled, grilling, grills
definition 1: to cook on a grill.
We grilled hamburgers for dinner.
 
synonyms:
broil
similar words:
barbecue, roast
definition 2: (informal) to ask many questions of in a harsh way for a long time.
The police grilled the suspect until he broke down and confessed to the crime.
synonyms:
interrogate
similar words:
question
derivation: griller (n.)
Word Explorer
See
  cook