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adjective (well cooked when postpositive)
having been cooked with skill so as to be pleasant to eat
(of meat) having been cooked thoroughly
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Examples from the Web for well-cooked
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  • She was hungry herself, and could have appreciated a well-cooked meal.

    The Love Affairs of Pixie Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
  • The phrase “if not well-cooked” is equivalent to the Attribute “not well-cooked”.

    Symbolic Logic Lewis Carroll
  • Sprinkle it over any well-cooked dish, and it will not be visible.

    Darkness and Dawn Frederic W. Farrar
  • This is, perhaps, if well-cooked, the most excellent of all American dishes.

    The Art of Entertaining

    M. E. W. Sherwood
  • A well-cooked rissole, brought pleasantly to you, is good eating.

    The Small House at Allington

    Anthony Trollope
  • Its round, white top was faintly browned like a well-cooked meringue.

    Shadows of Flames Amelie Rives
  • Rather, she should give him a well-cooked dinner and say little or nothing.

  • An appetite for plain, well-cooked food is a safe guide to follow.

    A Practical Physiology Albert F. Blaisdell
  • We sat down to our dinner, so simple and so well-cooked that it was just what I liked.

  • In today's modestly equipped buildings the catering is often excellent, and good, well-cooked food is sold at reasonable prices.

    Half a Man Mary White Ovington

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