Meaning of “grill” in the English Dictionary

"grill" in British English

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grillnoun [ C ]

uk /ɡrɪl/ us /ɡrɪl/

B1 UK US broiler the surface in a that can be heated to very high temperatures and under which you put food to be cooked

B1 a frame of metal bars over a fire on which food can be put to be cooked

mainly US an informal restaurant that sells grilled food such as hamburgers, steak, and chicken

grillverb [ T ]

uk /ɡrɪl/ us /ɡrɪl/

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

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grillverb [ T ]

us /ɡrɪl/

grill verb [ T ] (COOK)

to cook something on a frame of metal bars, usually over a gas or coal fire:

We love to grill outside and eat on the back porch in the summer.

grill verb [ T ] (QUESTION)

to ask someone a lot of questions for a long time:

After being grilled by the police for eight hours, Johnson signed a confession.

grillnoun [ C ]

us /ɡrɪl/

grill noun [ C ] (COOKING)

a frame of metal bars on which food is cooked over a fire

(Definition of “grill” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)