Meaning of “cooking apple” in the English Dictionary


"cooking apple" in English

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cooking applenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkʊk.ɪŋ ˌæp.əl/ us /ˈkʊk.ɪŋ ˌæp.əl/ UK informal cooker

Examples from literature

  • Choose good cooking apples, peel, core, and thinly slice them. 
  • He had come to inquire if she wished to buy some cooking apples. 
  • Her thoughts had nothing to do with either the laundry or the orders she was giving to Kathy, nor the cooking apples she had sorted out in the cellar. 

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