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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ɡɹɪl/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪl

Etymology 1 edit

1655, from French gril, from Middle French gril, 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.

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  • grille (only in sense of "grating")

Noun edit

 
Brazier with grill and pot rest
 
A full set of gold grills (sense 8).

grill (plural grills or (jewelry) grillz)

  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:
      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
  9. (colloquial, by extension) The front teeth regarded collectively.
  10. (Internet slang, humorous) Deliberate misspelling of girl.
    r u a grill?
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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, 1st Australian edition, Sydney, N.S.W.: Ure Smith, published 1962, →OCLC, 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.
    • 2006, Noire [pseudonym], Thug-A-Licious: An Urban Erotic Tale, New York, N.Y.: One World, Ballantine Books, →ISBN, page 148:
      The white cop grilled me. He was tall, but had a stomach like a pregnant woman. The other two were brothers, and they looked like they just didn't wanna be standing there.
  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.
  6. (New York City) To stare at.
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Etymology 2 edit

From Middle English grillen (to anger, provoke), from Old English grillan, griellan (to annoy, vex, offend), from Proto-West Germanic *gralljan (to shout, make angry). 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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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 3 edit

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

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

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

Etymology 4 edit

From Middle English grille, from Old English *grylla, *griella, from Proto-West Germanic *gralljō.

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grill (usually uncountable, plural grills)

  1. (obsolete) Harm.

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Catalan edit

Etymology edit

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

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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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Dutch edit

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from English grill.

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grill m (plural grills, diminutive grilletje n)

  1. grill

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grill m (plural grills)

  1. grill (restaurant)

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Etymology 1 edit

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.

Noun edit

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

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

  1. imperative of grille

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Etymology edit

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

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

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

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Etymology edit

Unadapted borrowing from English grill.

Pronunciation edit

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

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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

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adjective
verb

Further reading edit

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

Spanish edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from English grill.

Noun edit

grill m (plural grills)

  1. grill

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Swedish edit

Etymology edit

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

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grill c

  1. grill (cooking device)

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

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grill c

  1. (normally in the plural griller) A strange idea
    Synonyms: påhitt, inbillning
    sätta griller i huvudet på någon
    put strange ideas into someone's head
  2. (slang, normally in the plural griller) An ice skate
    Synonyms: skridsko, (slang) skrilla, (variant) grilla

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

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