grill

1
[ gril ]
/ grɪl /

noun

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

to undergo broiling.

Origin of grill

1
1660–70; 1890–95 for def 6; < French gril gridiron ≪ Latin crātīculum, creātīculō, diminutive of crātis wickerwork, hurdle. See grille
Can be confusedgrill grille

Definition for grilled (2 of 2)

grille

or grill

[ gril ]
/ grɪl /

noun

a grating or openwork barrier, as for a gate, usually of metal and often of decorative design.
an opening, usually covered by grillwork, for admitting air to cool the engine of an automobile or the like; radiator grille.
any of various perforated screens, sheets, etc., used to cover something, as on a radio for protecting the amplifier or in cryptography for coding purposes.
a ticket window covered by a grating.
Court Tennis. a square-shaped winning opening on the hazard side of the court.Compare dedans(def 1), winning gallery.

Origin of grille

1655–65; < French, Old French < Late Latin *gratīcula, Latin crātīcula (compare Old Provençal grazilha), diminutive of crātis
Related formsgrilled, adjectiveun·grilled, adjective
Can be confusedgrill grille
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British Dictionary definitions for grilled (1 of 4)

grilled

/ (ɡrɪld) /

adjective

cooked on a grill or gridiron
having a grille

British Dictionary definitions for grilled (2 of 4)

grill

1
/ (ɡrɪl) /

verb

to cook (meat, fish, etc) by direct heat, as under a grill or over a hot fire, or (of meat, fish, etc) to be cooked in this wayUsual US and Canadian word: broil
(tr; usually passive) to torment with or as if with extreme heatthe travellers were grilled by the scorching sun
(tr) informal to subject to insistent or prolonged questioning

noun

Derived Formsgriller, noun

Word Origin for grill

C17: from French gril gridiron, from Latin crātīcula fine wickerwork; see grille

British Dictionary definitions for grilled (3 of 4)

grill

2
/ (ɡrɪl) /

noun

a variant spelling of grille

Word Origin for grill

C17: see grille

British Dictionary definitions for grilled (4 of 4)

grille

grill

/ (ɡrɪl) /

noun

Also called: grillwork a framework, esp of metal bars arranged to form an ornamental pattern, used as a screen or partition
Also called: radiator grille a grating, often chromium-plated, that admits cooling air to the radiator of a motor vehicle
a metal or wooden openwork grating used as a screen or divider
a protective screen, usually plastic or metal, in front of the loudspeaker in a radio, record player, etc
real tennis the opening in one corner of the receiver's end of the court
a group of small pyramidal marks impressed in parallel rows into a stamp to prevent reuse

Word Origin for grille

C17: from Old French, from Latin crātīcula fine hurdlework, from crātis a hurdle
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