[pan-broil]See more synonyms on Thesaurus.comverb (used with or without object)
- to cook in an uncovered frying pan over direct heat using little or no fat.
Origin of pan-broil
First recorded in 1945–50
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for pan-broil
He shouted orders to a helper and hurried off to pan-broil the steaks.
The most satisfactory way in which to prepare chops is either to broil them in a broiler or to pan-broil them.