Broil - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |brɔɪl|  American pronunciation of the word broil
Brit.  |brɔɪl|  British pronunciation of the word broil

noun

- cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill) (syn: broiling, grilling)

verb

- cook under a broiler
- heat by a natural force(syn: bake)
- be very hot, due to hot weather or exposure to the sun(syn: bake)

Examples

He broiled a few steaks for us. / He broiled us a few steaks.

We lay broiling in the sun.

A tavern row between scholar and townsman widens into a general broil.

The sun broils the valley in the summer

The town was broiling in the sun

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: broil
he/she/it: broils
present participle: broiling
past tense: broiled
past participle: broiled
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