Meaning of “concoct” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /kənˈkɒkt/

to invent a story or explanation in order to deceive someone:

He had concocted a web of lies.

to make something unusual, especially food, by mixing things together

concoction uk us /kənˈkɒkʃən/ noun [ C ]

a concoction of meringue, ice cream, and fresh strawberries

(Definition of “concoct” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)