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broil 1

 (broil)
v. broiled, broil·ing, broils
v.tr.
1. To cook by direct radiant heat, as over a grill or under an electric element.
2. To expose to great heat.
v.intr.
To be exposed to great heat.
n.
1. The act of broiling or the condition of being broiled.
2. Food, especially meat, that is broiled.

[Middle English broilen, from Old French brusler, bruler, perhaps from usler, to burn (with br- from bruir, to burn), from Latin ustulāre, to scorch, from ustus, past participle of ūrere, to burn.]

broil 2

 (broil) Archaic
n.
A rowdy argument.
intr.v. broiled, broil·ing, broils
To engage in a rowdy argument.

[From obsolete broil, to brawl, from Middle English broilen, from Anglo-Norman broiller, to mix up, confuse, from Old French brouiller, from breu, broth, brew, from Vulgar Latin *brodum, of Germanic origin; see bhreu- in Indo-European roots.]
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broil

(brɔɪl)
vb
1. (Cookery) chiefly US and Canadian 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 way. Usual equivalent (in Britain and other countries): grill
2. to become or cause to become extremely hot
3. (intr) to be furious
n
4. the process of broiling
5. something broiled
[C14: from Old French bruillir to burn, of uncertain origin]

broil

(brɔɪl)
n
a loud quarrel or disturbance; brawl
vb
(intr) to brawl; quarrel
[C16: from Old French brouiller to mix, from breu broth; see brewis, brose]
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broil1

(brɔɪl)
v.t.
1. to cook by direct heat, as on a gridiron or in a broiler; grill.
2. to make very hot; scorch.
v.i.
3. to be subjected to great heat; become broiled.
4. to burn with impatience, annoyance, etc.
n.
5. the act of broiling or the state of being broiled.
6. something broiled, esp. meat.
[1300–50; Middle English brulen, brolyn < Anglo-French bruill(i)er, broil(l)er, Old French brusler to burn]
broil′ing•ly, adv.

broil2

(brɔɪl)
n.
1. an angry quarrel or disturbance; tumult.
v.i.
2. to quarrel; brawl.
[1400–50; late Middle English: to present in disorder, quarrel < Anglo-French, Old French broiller to jumble together]
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broil


Past participle: broiled
Gerund: broiling

Imperative
broil
broil
Present
I broil
you broil
he/she/it broils
we broil
you broil
they broil
Preterite
I broiled
you broiled
he/she/it broiled
we broiled
you broiled
they broiled
Present Continuous
I am broiling
you are broiling
he/she/it is broiling
we are broiling
you are broiling
they are broiling
Present Perfect
I have broiled
you have broiled
he/she/it has broiled
we have broiled
you have broiled
they have broiled
Past Continuous
I was broiling
you were broiling
he/she/it was broiling
we were broiling
you were broiling
they were broiling
Past Perfect
I had broiled
you had broiled
he/she/it had broiled
we had broiled
you had broiled
they had broiled
Future
I will broil
you will broil
he/she/it will broil
we will broil
you will broil
they will broil
Future Perfect
I will have broiled
you will have broiled
he/she/it will have broiled
we will have broiled
you will have broiled
they will have broiled
Future Continuous
I will be broiling
you will be broiling
he/she/it will be broiling
we will be broiling
you will be broiling
they will be broiling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been broiling
you have been broiling
he/she/it has been broiling
we have been broiling
you have been broiling
they have been broiling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been broiling
you will have been broiling
he/she/it will have been broiling
we will have been broiling
you will have been broiling
they will have been broiling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been broiling
you had been broiling
he/she/it had been broiling
we had been broiling
you had been broiling
they had been broiling
Conditional
I would broil
you would broil
he/she/it would broil
we would broil
you would broil
they would broil
Past Conditional
I would have broiled
you would have broiled
he/she/it would have broiled
we would have broiled
you would have broiled
they would have broiled
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broil

To cook food uncovered directly under heat or over an open fire.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.broil - cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill)broil - cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill)
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
Verb1.broil - cook under a broilerbroil - cook under a broiler; "broil fish"  
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
grill - cook over a grill; "grill the sausages"
pan-broil - broil in a pan
2.broil - heat by a natural forcebroil - heat by a natural force; "The sun broils the valley in the summer"
heat, heat up - make hot or hotter; "the sun heats the oceans"; "heat the water on the stove"
3.broil - be very hot, due to hot weather or exposure to the sunbroil - be very hot, due to hot weather or exposure to the sun; "The town was broiling in the sun"; "the tourists were baking in the heat"
be - have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
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broil 1

verb
To feel or look hot:

broil 2

noun
A quarrel, fight, or disturbance marked by very noisy, disorderly, and often violent behavior:
Informal: fracas.
Slang: rumble.
verb
To quarrel noisily:
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Translations
grilovat
grillegrillstege
grillata
peći na roštilju
glóîarsteikja
グリルで焼く
그릴에 굽다
kepti ant iešmo
cept gaļu
peči na žaru
grilla
ย่าง
nướng

broil

[brɔɪl] VT (US) (Culin) → asar a la parrilla
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broil

[ˈbrɔɪl] vt (US) [+ meat, fish] → faire griller
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broil

vti (Cook) → grillen
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broil

[brɔɪl] vt (Am) (Culin) → fare alla griglia
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

broil

(broil) verb
(American) to grill (food). She broiled the chicken.
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broil

يَشْوي grilovat grille grillen ψήνω στη σχάρα hacer a la parrilla grillata griller peći na roštilju grigliare グリルで焼く 그릴에 굽다 grillen grille upiec na ruszcie grelhar жарить на гриле grilla ย่าง ızgara yapmak nướng
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References in classic literature ?
``Take all that you have asked,'' said he, ``Sir Knight take ten times more reduce me to ruin and to beggary, if thou wilt, nay, pierce me with thy poniard, broil me on that furnace, but spare my daughter, deliver her in safety and honour!
Front-de-B uf, a tall and strong man, whose life had been spent in public war or in private feuds and broils, and who had hesitated at no means of extending his feudal power, had features corresponding to his character, and which strongly expressed the fiercer and more malignant passions of the mind.
And as for going as cook, -- though I confess there is considerable glory in that, a cook being a sort of officer on ship-board --yet, somehow, I never fancied broiling fowls; --though once broiled, judiciously buttered, and judgmatically salted and peppered, there is no one who will speak more respectfully, not to say reverentially, of a broiled fowl than I will.
The only evil I couldn't prevent was to keep a broiled fowl from drying up."
He stirred the smoldering ashes till the broiled fowl began to sizzle afresh.
To mention only the planets, we should be either broiled alive in some, or frozen to death in others, according as they are more or less removed from the sun."
Joe had cut some of the nicest steaks and the best parts of the tenderloin from the carcass of the antelope, and these were quickly transformed to the most savory of broils.
But who, in sooth, could resist a freshly broiled venison streak eaten out in the open air to the tune of jest and good fellowship?
The flames bit him, and the hot smoke broiled his skin.
Here the smell of the roast and broiled, mingling with every breeze, keeps them hovering about the neighborhood; scenting every blast, turning up their noses like hungry hounds, and testifying their pinching hunger by long whining howls and impatient barkings.
It was a hot day, and poor Janet, between her excitement and her heavy black cashmere dress, looked as if she were being broiled alive.
Jones, who, notwithstanding his good humour, had some mixture of the irascible in his constitution, leaped hastily from his chair, and catching hold of Blifil's collar, cried out, "D--n you for a rascal, do you insult me with the misfortune of my birth?" He accompanied these words with such rough actions, that they soon got the better of Mr Blifil's peaceful temper; and a scuffle immediately ensued, which might have produced mischief, had it not been prevented by the interposition of Thwackum and the physician; for the philosophy of Square rendered him superior to all emotions, and he very calmly smoaked his pipe, as was his custom in all broils, unless when he apprehended some danger of having it broke in his mouth.