[ gri-lahd, -yahd; French gree-yad ]

noun,plural gril·lades [gri-lahdz; French gree-yad]. /grɪˈlɑdz; French griˈyad/.
  1. a dish or serving of broiled or grilled meat.

  2. the act of grilling.

verb (used with object),gril·lad·ed [gri-lah-did, -yah-], /grɪˈlɑ dɪd, -ˈyɑ-/, gril·lad·ing.
  1. Obsolete. to grill or broil (meat).

Origin of grillade

1650–60; <French: something grilled, equivalent to Old French grillegrill1 + -ade-ade1

Words Nearby grillade Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use grillade in a sentence

  • Bibi-la-grillade's coat was buttoned to the chin, as he had no vest, and a wisp of a cravat was tied around his neck.

    L'Assommoir | Emile Zola
  • Bibi-la-grillade proposed cards; Mme Lerat suggested storytelling.

    L'Assommoir | Emile Zola
  • Near the counter they beheld Bibi-la-grillade smoking his pipe with a sulky air.

    L'Assommoir | Emile Zola
  • He was a Republican, and Bibi-la-grillade and himself were soon in a hot discussion.

    L'Assommoir | Emile Zola