See also: Grill

EnglishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡɹɪl/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪl

Etymology 1Edit

1655, from French gril, from Middle French [Term?], from Old French greïl, graïl (gridiron), from graïlle (grate, grating), from Latin crātīcula (gridiron), diminutive of crātis (hurdle, wickerwork), q.v. Related to griddle, hurdle.

Alternative formsEdit

 
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  • grille (only in sense of "grating")

NounEdit

 
Brazier with grill and pot rest

grill (plural grills)

  1. A grating; a grid of wire or a sheet of material with a pattern of holes or slots, usually used to protect something while allowing the passage of air and liquids. Typical uses: to allow air through a fan while preventing fingers or objects from passing; to allow people to talk to somebody, while preventing attack.
  2. The criss-cross pieces that separate panes of glass in a window.
    • 1907 August, Robert W[illiam] Chambers, chapter I, in The Younger Set, New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, OCLC 24962326:
      The house was a big elaborate limestone affair, evidently new. Winter sunshine sparkled on lace-hung casement, on glass marquise, and the burnished bronze foliations of grille and door.
  3. On a vehicle, a slotted cover as above, to protect and hide the radiator, while admitting air to cool it.
  4. (UK) A cooking device comprising a source of radiative heat and a means of holding food under it; a broiler in US English
  5. (US) A cooking device comprising a source of radiative and convective heat and a means of holding food above it; a barbecue.
    I put some peppers and mushrooms on the grill to go with dinner.
  6. Food (designed to be) cooked on a grill.
    a packet of frozen cauliflower cheese grills
  7. A grillroom; a restaurant serving grilled food.
    These coupons will get you a discount at Johnny's Bar and Grill.
    • 1986, New York, volume 19, part 5, page 385:
      Everyone's meeting at the new grill in town! And everyone's having a real good time! They're drinking frozen blue Margaritas. Munching on Cajun popcorn shrimp. Laughing with old friends and getting to know new ones.
  8. (colloquial) A type of jewelry worn on the front teeth.
    Synonyms: fronts, golds
 
(Sense 8) A man with a full set of gold grills.
  1. (colloquial, by extension) The front teeth regarded collectively.
  2. (Internet slang, humorous) Misspelling of girl.
    r u a grill?
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VerbEdit

grill (third-person singular simple present grills, present participle grilling, simple past and past participle grilled)

  1. (transitive) To cook (food) on a grill; to barbecue.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:cook
    Why don't we get together Saturday and grill some burgers?
  2. (transitive, Australia, New Zealand, UK) To cook food under the element of a stove or only under the top element of an oven(US) broil, (cooking) salamander.
    • 1938, Norman Lindsay, Age of Consent, Sydney: Ure Smith, published 1962, page 139:
      Bradly hung the fowl in a sugar-bag for to-morrow's dinner and set about grilling chops, with tomatoes stuffed with cheese and breadcrumbs in the pan.
  3. (transitive, colloquial) To interrogate; to question aggressively or harshly.
    The police grilled him about his movements at the time of the crime.
  4. (intransitive, informal) To feel very hot; to swelter.
    • 1898, Rudyard Kipling, The Day's Work:
      He had grilled in the heat, sweated in the rains, and shivered with fever under the rude thatch roof; []
  5. (transitive) To stamp or mark with a grill.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English grillen (to anger, provoke), from Old English grillan, griellan (to annoy, vex, offend), from Proto-Germanic *graljaną (to shout, make angry), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰer- (to rattle, make a noise, grumble). Cognate with Saterland Frisian grulje (to make angry), Dutch grillen (to shudder, shiver), Low German vergrellen (to anger, provoke), German grollen (to rumble) and perhaps also with French grouiller (to swarm).

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VerbEdit

grill (third-person singular simple present grills, present participle grilling, simple past and past participle grilled)

  1. (transitive, Scotland, US, obsolete) To make angry; provoke; offend, incite.
  2. (transitive, chiefly Scotland, obsolete) To terrify; make tremble.
  3. (intransitive, chiefly Scotland, obsolete) To tremble; shiver.
  4. (intransitive, Northern England, Scotland, obsolete) To snarl; snap.

Etymology 3Edit

From Middle English gril, grille (harsh, rough, severe), from Old English *griell, from Proto-Germanic *grellaz (angry), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰer- (to rattle, make a noise, grumble). Cognate with German grell (harsh, angry), Danish grel (shrill, glaring, dazzling).

AdjectiveEdit

grill (comparative griller or more grill, superlative grillest or most grill)

  1. (obsolete) Harsh, rough, severe; cruel.

NounEdit

grill (usually uncountable, plural grills)

  1. (obsolete) Harm.

ReferencesEdit

  • grill in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Catalan grill, from Latin gryllus (compare Occitan gril, Spanish grillo), probably from Ancient Greek γρύλλος (grúllos).

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NounEdit

grill m (plural grills)

  1. cricket (insect)
  2. sprout, shoot (new growth from a tuber or bulb)
  3. segment, section (of a citrus fruit or a nut)
    Es pot acabar decorant amb un grill de taronja.
    You can finish it by garnishing with a segment of orange.

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DutchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English grill.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

grill m (plural grills, diminutive grilletje n)

  1. grill

FrenchEdit

NounEdit

grill m (plural grills)

  1. grill (restaurant)

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From English grill, grille, from French gril (grill), grille (gate, grate, grid), from Middle French grille, grisle, from Old French greille, graïlle, from earlier gradilie, from Latin crāticula (grill, grating, griddle) (or Vulgar Latin graticula), diminutive of crātis (wickerwork, bundle of brush, fascine), possibly either from Proto-Indo-European *kr̥tis, from *kert- (to weave, twist together), or from *kréh₂-tis.

NounEdit

grill m (definite singular grillen, indefinite plural griller, definite plural grillene)

  1. (cooking) a grill
  2. (automotive) a radiator grille
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Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

grill

  1. imperative of grille

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From French grille, gril, via English grill, grille.

NounEdit

grill m (definite singular grillen, indefinite plural grillar, definite plural grillane)

  1. (cooking) a grill
  2. (automotive) a radiator grille

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PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English grill, from French gril, from Old French greïl, graïl (gridiron), from graïlle (grate, grating), from Latin crātīcula (gridiron), diminutive of crātis (hurdle, wickerwork).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡril/, /ɡrɨl/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -il
  • Syllabification: grill

NounEdit

grill m inan

  1. barbecue, grill (cooking device)
    Synonyms: ruszt, barbecue
  2. barbecue (event with meal, typically held outdoors)
    Synonym: barbecue
  3. grill of a car

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

adjective
verb

Further readingEdit

  • grill in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • grill in Polish dictionaries at PWN

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English grill.

NounEdit

grill m (plural grills)

  1. grill

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English grill, from French gril, from Latin crāticula.

NounEdit

grill c

  1. grill (cooking device)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of grill 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative grill grillen grillar grillarna
Genitive grills grillens grillars grillarnas

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NounEdit

grill c

  1. (usage, Normally in plural: griller) A strange idea
    Synonyms: påhitt, inbillning
  2. (slang, usage, Normally in plural: griller) An ice skate
    Synonyms: skridsko, (slang) skrilla, (variant) grilla

DeclensionEdit

Declension of grill 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative grill grillen griller grillerna
Genitive grills grillens grillers grillernas

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