[ broi-ler ]
/ ˈbrɔɪ lər /


any device for broiling meat or fish; a grate, pan, or compartment in a stove for broiling.
a young chicken suitable for broiling.

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Origin of broiler

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at broil1, -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for broiler

/ (ˈbrɔɪlə) /


a young tender chicken suitable for roasting
mainly US a pan, grate, etc for broiling food
a very hot day
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