Definition of "broiler" [broil•er]

  • One that broils, especially a small oven or the part of a stove used for broiling food. (noun)
  • A tender young chicken suitable for broiling. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "broiler" in a sentence
  • "Placing under the broiler is a wise alternative to the torch those TV chefs use."
  • "Char red bell pepper and fresh poblano chili over gas flame or in broiler until blackened on all sides."
  • "The aims of this study were to obtain baseline knowledge about environmental contamination with vancomycin resistant enterococci in Swedish broiler production and the association between environmental contamination and colonisation of birds."