[uhv-uh n-proof]


capable of withstanding the heat of an oven; safe for use in cooking in an oven: an ovenproof dish.

Nearby words

  1. ovel,
  2. oven,
  3. oven-ready,
  4. ovenable,
  5. ovenbird,
  6. ovenware,
  7. ovenwood,
  8. over,
  9. over a barrel,
  10. over again

Origin of ovenproof

First recorded in 1935–40; oven + -proof

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