verb (used with object), ro·tis·ser·ied, ro·tis·ser·i·ing.
Origin of rotisserie
British Dictionary definitions for rotisserie
Word Origin for rotisserie
Word Origin and History for rotisserie
1868, "restaurant where meat is roasted on a spit," from French rôtisserie "shop selling cooked food, restaurant," from present participle stem of rôtir "to roast," from Old French rostir (see roast (v.)). As an in-home cooking apparatus, attested from 1953. Manufacturers (or their copy writers) back-formed a verb, rotiss (1958). Rotisserie league (1980), a form of fantasy baseball, is based on La Rotisserie, the Manhattan restaurant where it was conceived.