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Definition of "rotisserie" [rotisserie]

  • A cooking device equipped with a rotating spit on which meat or other food is roasted. (noun)
  • A shop or restaurant where meats are roasted to order. (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 "rotisserie" in a sentence
  • "Warner should be a great pickup in rotisserie leagues, especially since he's facing a San Diego team that can be exploited in the air."
  • "Latin American rotisserie chicken is also becoming more popular, as young people in particular look for 'comfort food with a twist', that they also perceive to be healthy."
  • "The first I call the rotisserie metaphor: one doesn't just do poorly on an exam: he or she (in vaguely increasing degrees of heat) gets smoked, lit, torched, burned, toasted, fried, baked, roasted, or sizzled."