Complete Definition of "broil"

English
Pronunciation
rhymes|Éɪl

Etymology 1
OF.; bruller "to broil" from brosler "to burn" from Latin; ustulare "to scorch, singe"
:possible influence from Germanic 'burn' words beginning in br-

Verb
en-verb
#transitive to cook by direct, radiant heat
#transitive to expose to great heat
#intransitive to be exposed to great heat

Noun
en-noun

  1. food prepared by broiling

Etymology 2
Anglo-French broiller "mix up, confuse," from Old French brooillier

Verb
en-verb
#transitive to cause a rowdy disturbance; embroil
#intransitive (obsolete) to brawl

Noun
en-noun

  1. (obsolete) a brawl; a rowdy disturbance

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