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Definition of "griddle" [grid•dle]

  • A flat metal surface, such as a pan, that is used for cooking by dry heat. (noun)
  • Vermont & Upstate New York See eye. (noun)
  • To cook on a flat metal surface. (verb-transitive)

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 "griddle" in a sentence
  • "If the batter, for example, contains an acid of some kind, like buttermilk is frequently used in griddle cakes, pancakes, that kind of thing, then the baking soda will react with the acid in the buttermilk to make bubbles."
  • "Hoodathunk (sponsored by Scroomall Health Corp) says: pathetic5 now getting concerned that the hot griddle is waiting."
  • "When the griddle is hot, pick up a rolled out chapatti and slap it back and forth gently to remove any excess flour."