Meaning of “cooker” in the English Dictionary

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"cooker" in British English

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cookernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkʊk.ər/ us /ˈkʊk.ɚ/

A2 UK US range a large box-shaped device that is used to cook and heat food, either by putting the food inside or by putting it on the top:

a gas/electric cooker

UK informal a cooking apple

More examples

  • I can't get the cooker to light.
  • I threw a blanket over the cooker to smother the flames.
  • We bought an new cooker.

(Definition of “cooker” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)