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Definition of "ovenproof" []

  • Capable of resisting the heat produced in a kitchen oven: an ovenproof casserole dish. (adjective)

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 "ovenproof" in a sentence
  • "Cut the tomatoes into ¼ - inch thick slices and arrange in ovenproof gratin dish."
  • "In a large, ovenproof skillet, heat 1/2 tablespoon olive oil and cook chicken 2 to 3 minutes a side until lightly golden."
  • "The original recipe David discussed, which he got from a pastry loving (and teaching) friend, Paule Caillat, in Paris, calls for heating the butter mixture in the oven in an ovenproof bowl until it is hot."